Hidden in the Walls: Secrets of the Enslaved Community at Stratford Hall.

  • Sat, May 29, 2021 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Eastern Standard Time

Ticket Price Free This event is not available.
Description

In March of 2021, a reevaluation of Stratford's existing collections revealed evidence that illuminate the stories of the enslaved African and African Americans who built, labored, and lived at Stratford Hall. Join Stratford Hall's Director of Programming, Education, and Visitor Engagement Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz for a lecture and discussion focusing on the recent findings, the forthcoming exhibit, and the importance of reevaluating evidence to help render the stories of the enslaved.

Virtual program via Zoom. Registration is required. We invite you to pay as you wish to support lectures like this and future programs at Stratford Hall. A contribution can be made online with your registration or by mail to the following address: Development, Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road, Stratford, VA 22558.

Free for Friends of Stratford.

Date & Time

Sat, May 29, 2021 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Stratford Hall
A National Historic Landmark, Stratford Hall is home to the Lees of Virginia and is located in the Northern Neck of Virginia. Nestled along the Potomac River, Stratford Hall’s nearly 2,000 acres comes to life through the presentation and preservation of the 18th-century Great House, vibrant gardens, natural trails revealing breathtaking river views, and the stories of all who lived here.