“Where Our Enslaved Ancestors Slept”
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Join members of the Slave Dwelling Project and the Association of African Ancestored Researchers of St. Louis to learn about their work in restoring, preserving and studying extant slave dwellings in the United States. Learn about identifying these properties and what you can do in your community to save them. This presentation includes a “food tasting” of what the enslaved people may have eaten.
First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site 7:00 p.m.
200 S Main St, St Charles, MO 63301
For more information, please call the site at 636-940-3322
This event is in partnership with Friends of the First Missouri State Capital Historic Site.
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Join us as Joseph McGill highlights his adventures of spending nights with strangers in 5 historic dwellings in Missouri that once housed enslaved people.
Florissant Valley Branch, 1:00 p.m.
195 New Florissant Rd, S Florissant, Florissant, MO 63031
Recommended for teens and adults
Registration required: www.slcl.org/events, 314-994-33900
The event is sponsored by AAAR-STL