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"A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time" Java Jolt

Title:"A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time" Java Jolt
Date & Time:Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:Alexandria Archaeology Museum, 105 N. Union St. (Map This)
Suite #327
Event Details:Friends of Alexandria Archaeology (FOAA) and Alexandria Archaeology Museum are hosting a free Java Jolt lecture in honor of Paula Whitacre’s new book, A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur’s Struggle for Purpose. Whitacre will discuss the monumental task by Alexandria Archaeology volunteers of transcribing more than 1,800 pages of the abolitionist’s diaries, the compelling stories of 19th century Alexandria that were revealed, and how she based her biography of Wilbur on the diaries and other primary sources. A book signing will follow the lecture. This event is free and open to the public. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Reservations are required. Email or call 703.746.4399.
Contact Person:Emma Richardson
Contact Phone No.:703.746.4719
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Archaeology Museum, Museums, Old & Historic Alexandria

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