The Concord Museum is hosting a special look at Jack and John Garrison, father and son, whose lives as both free and enslaved men are deeply intertwined with the history of Concord in 1800’s. TheGarrison Men in Images and Objects, which is a partnership of the Concord Museum, The Old Manse, and the Robbins House, will held Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm at the Churchill and Janet Franklin Lyceum in the Rasmussen Education Center.
The Garrison Men will be moderated by Maria Madison, Founder and Co-President of the Robbins House. John Harrigan, Head of Reference Services at the Massachusetts Archives and long-time scholar of the Robbins House, brings to life the story of the Garrisons, whose photographs are in the Concord Museum Collection. They will be joined by L’Merchie Frazier, Director of Education and Interpretation at the Museum of African American History (Boston and Nantucket), who will explain why identified images of African Americans, like those of the Garrisons, are so rare and what we can learn from them.
The event is Free, but reservations are required; online at www.concordmuseum.orgor call 978-369-9763 ext. 216.
Category: Community Events