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Challenging Slavery in the Courtroom: A Question of Freedom

In partnership with the Maryland Center for the Book at Maryland Humanities, the Virginia Center for the Book at Virginia Humanities presents William G. Thomas III as he shares his …

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May 3, 2021 | 7PM – 8PM | VIRTUAL
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Historical Fiction: Rachel Beanland, Brian Castleberry & Lauren Francis-Sharma

Novelists Rachel Beanland (Florence Adler Swims Forever), Brian Castleberry (Nine Shiny Objects), and Lauren Francis-Sharma (Book of the Little Axe) discuss their sweeping works of historical fiction, ranging from 18th-century Trinidad to 20th-century America, and grappling with colonialism, family secrets, racism, and questions of belief.

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March 18, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | VIRTUAL
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Colonial Foodways Virtual Cooking Demonstration

Join us and our friends at Stratford Hall for the next Colonial Foodways program featuring Justin Cherry, who will demonstrate baking in a clay oven and feature recipes from colonial …

November 24, 2020 | 7PM – 9PM | Online
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Food, Politics, & Colonial Women with Dr. Nancy Siegel

A Taste of Democracy: Federal Cake, Liberty Tea, and Culinary Activism in the Early Republic. Moderated by Stratford Hall’s Director of Programming, Education, and Visitor Engagement Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz, …

October 3, 2020 | 7PM | Online
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Tobacco Culture & Pipes in the Colonial Era

Justin Fornal, host of “Unexplained & Unexplored” on Discovery Channel and the Science Channel, takes us on a smokey journey into the culture, etiquette, and craft of colonial pipes.  Learn …

September 8, 2020 | 7PM | Online
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African American Foodways Cooking Demonstration

Stratford Hall’s 1738 kitchen will become center stage with historical interpreter and chef, Dontavius Williams. Cooking traditional African American dishes, Williams will share stories of plantation kitchen labor and the …

September 22, 2020 | 7PM | Online
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African American Foodways Cooking Demonstration

Stratford Hall’s 1738 kitchen will become center stage with historical interpreter and chef, Dontavius Williams. Cooking traditional African American dishes, Williams will share stories of plantation kitchen labor and the …

August 25, 2020 | 7PM | Online
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