Henry Box Brown: Famous Fugitive, Trans-Atlantic Performer

Venue
William King Museum of Art
Address
415 Academy Drive
Abingdon, VA 24210
Region Blue Ridge Highlands
Locality Washington
Date(s)/Time:
Thursday, October 23, 2014 (7:00 PM)
Phone: (276) 628-5005
Email info@wkmuseum.org
Website www.williamkingmuseum.org

Jeffrey Ruggles, former Curator of Prints and Photographs for the Virginia Historical Society, traces the fascinating life of Henry Brown, who escaped from slavery by shipping himself in a box from Richmond to Philadelphia. This program has been organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and is supported, in part, by the Paul Mellon Endowment and the Jean Stafford Camp Memorial Fund.




Last Updated: 7/14/2014 11:58 AM
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