Events Calendar

Chronicles of Adam: Living in Slavery

AdamPlease Note:  The program originally scheduled for Tuesday, February 23 has been moved to Wednesday, February 24.

 

These programs are a first person presentation of the experience of slavery (Feb 16), and what it was like during the Civil War and the experience of freedom after the Civil War (Feb 24).

February 16 at 7pm, Tredyffrin Library and the Tredyffrin Easttown Historical Society are sponsoring a program through Chronicles of Adam.  Adam (interpreted by Dontavius Williams) is an enslaved person who will be sharing what life is like living as slave in the American south in the 1800s. The presenter is a trained storyteller and has done extensive research. Although based on a real person, this story is comprised of various accounts, historical facts, and life lessons for viewers of any age to enjoy. Register here for the link to Part 1 : https://ccls.libcal.com/event/7527887

The follow-up presentation on life at the end of and after the Civil War on Wednesday, February 24 at 7pm is sponsored by the King of Prussia Historical Society and the Historical Society of Montgomery County.  Register for Part 2 here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMlc-ipqjIiGNz87j7PugKgnsgNP4HS_6yv

These programs are free and open to the public, and suitable for all ages. Registration is required.