Join the Lebanon Heritage Commission and Lebanon Historical Society on Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 2pm to 4pm at the Kilton Public Library for a Black History Month Commemoration with lecture from author and historian, Michelle Sherburne.
Event details are as follows:
Saturday, February 22, 2020
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kilton Library - Community Room, 80 Main St., West Lebanon, NH
2:00 - 2:05 PM: Opening Orientation
Rebecca Owens: from the City of Lebanon will help everyone get settled with the program. Sit down and get comfy!
2:05-2:25 PM: Heritage Sites
Robert L. Welsch, PhD: from the Lebanon Heritage Commission to talk about three sites in Lebanon to be recognized as Historic Landmarks for their relationship to the Underground Railroad and similar findings.
2:25-2:40 PM: A Soldier’s Tale
Fran Hanchett: from the Lebanon Historical Society to talk about an African American Union soldier who moved to Lebanon at the end of the late 1860s.
2:45-3:35 PM: Keynote - Underground Railroad in NH
Michele Arnosky Sherburne: Author and historian to talk about New Hampshire’s Hidden History: Slavery and the Underground Railroad.
3:35-3:45 PM: Resolution of Inclusiveness
Breanna Glover: a Dartmouth College student and intern at the City of Lebanon to talk about the City’s reaffirmation of the Resolution for Inclusiveness as relates to local diversity and Black History Month.
3:45-4:00 PM: Questions & Closing Speaker Panel for Q&A
Please contact Rebecca Owens at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or comments about this event.