Witness the journeys of two former enslaved people from Mississippi who utilized the Underground Railroad for FREEDOM! Dinner will be served
About this event
About this event:
The African American Museum at The England Manor to Host Juneteenth Program Featuring
‘Narrative of a Natchez Slave’
WAUKEGAN, Ill. — In recognition of Juneteenth and the Underground Railroad, author, and historian Jeremy Houston and Shabilla Adams will give their popular presentation on the lives of two former enslaved individuals who traveled the Underground Railroad to freedom at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at the African American Museum at the England Manor at 503 North Genesee Street.
The program is titled, “Narrative of A Natchez Slave: A Man and Woman’s Quest to Freedom.” Admission is $35.00 Seating and tickets are limited.
Houston will be dressed in period clothes as he does a reenactment of William Thompson’s life. He will be joined by Shabilla Adams, a reenactor and tour operator in Natchez, Miss. Adams, who is also the owner of IAM Tours, will portray Lillie Ann Granderson during Houston’s reenactment.
The African American Museum at the England Manor is a historic home museum that focuses on the African American experience. It is located in downtown Waukegan. The museum features exhibits and artifacts that chronicle the various stages of the African American experience.
Dinner and refreshments will be served before the presentation..
For more information, visit https://theenglandmanor.com. Contact Sylvia England at 224-409-3421 or by email at email@example.com.
The African American Museum teaching at H.R. McCall Elementary School