Civil War 150
New Hampshire

Exeter Historical Society "Slavery & Abolition in New England"

  • 27 Oct 2011
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Phillips Exeter Academy, Phelps Center Forum, 3rd floor, 9 Tan Ln. Exeter NH
The Exeter Historical Society and the NH Humanities Council present a free public program in conjunction with the Civil War 150th, “Slave Trade & Abolition in New England.” The program includes a panel of distinguished scholars and an award-winning documentary, “Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North.” Following a short intermission, moderator Jeff Bolster, UNH history professor will lead panelists in a discussion of the issues in the film that would later lead to Civil War: JerriAnne Boggis, associate professor of history at UNH on slavery in New Hampshire; Mike Pride, author of My Brave Boys, on  NH soldiers perceptions during the Civil War; Peter Wallner, director, NH Historical Society library on  Franklin Pierce; and Graham Warder, assistant professor of history at Keene State College on the abolitionist movement. 603-778-2335
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