By the Sweat of Our Brows

Event Details

Date: September 11, 2021
Time: 10:00 am—4:00 pm
Location: Historic Brattonsville

Event Description:

Descendants of the African-American community at Brattonsville share family stories and demonstrate activities that fostered a sense of community in the century following Emancipation.

Activities include:

• Calling of Names from the 1865 Freedman's List - 10:30 a.m.

• Music and storytelling performances featuring Carlo L'Chelle Dawson - 12:30 & 2:30 p.m.

• Genealogy presentation by Dr. Lisa Bratton - 1 p.m.

• Kitty Wilson- Evans tribute - 2 p.m.

Ongoing:

• Meet and hear from descendants

• Quilting

• Traditional cooking demos

• Children's activities

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