Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
Apr 18, 2024 Thu
CANCELLED: ACRP McCoy Remembrance Planning Meeting
In-person meeting
Apr 18, 2024 Thu 7:00 PMLecture: The 1837 Case of Dorcas Allen
In “The Brutal Truth Revealed: The 1837 Case of Dorcas Allen,” Dr. Alison Mann will discuss a traumatic event that occurred at 1315 Duke Street in 1837 and its legal implications and aftermath that was the basis of her 2010 doctoral dissertation. In August 1837, a Georgetown resident sold Dorcas Allen and her four children to James H. Birch.
Apr 23, 2024 Tue 5:00 PMMcCoy Remembrance Event
Remembrance of the Lynching of Joseph McCoy on April 23, 1897
May 7, 2024 Tue 5:00 PMACRP Remembrance Steering Committee
An in-person meeting at Alexandria Black History Museum.
Jun 4, 2024 Tue 5:00 PMACRP Remembrance Steering Committee
In-person meeting at Alexandria Black History Museum
Jun 14, 2024 Fri 7:00 PMLecture: Slave Trading in the Civil War South
From Fort Sumter to Appomattox, Confederates bought and sold thousands of men, women, and children through a surviving trade in slaves. Even though the war destroyed the cotton economy that had long underpinned American slavery and fueled the slave trade, Confederates used slave commerce to shape their experiences of the war.

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