Montgomery History & Germantown Historical Society Host Emancipation Event November 3rd

Montgomery History & Germantown Historical Society Host Emancipation Event November 3rd

Montgomery History and the Germantown Historical Society will be hosting a virtual event this Tuesday, November 3rd at 2PM.

“Emancipation in Montgomery County, Maryland” with Eileen McGuckian and Susan Soderberg

On November 1, 1864, Maryland became the first state below the Mason-Dixon Line to free enslaved people within its boundaries by popular vote. On the 156th anniversary of Emancipation in the Old Line State, two chroniclers of Montgomery County history will describe local experiences with slavery, war, emancipation, and its aftermath.

Please note that the Zoom session is limited to 100 participants. Once the Zoom session is full, you can watch on Facebook where it’ll be streamed live. If you have further questions about accessing the conversation via Zoom, please contact Matt Gagle, Director of Programs, at [email protected]

Register for the event at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UheypPwAR-WfXF-WesNCFQ

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