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History Conversations REWIND: Emancipation in Montgomery County, Maryland
October 30 - November 6
With Susan Soderberg and Eileen McGuckian
On November 1, 1864, Maryland became the first state below the Mason-Dixon Line to free slaves within its boundaries by popular vote. On the 156th anniversary of Emancipation in the Old Line State, two chroniclers of Montgomery County history will describe local experiences with slavery, war, emancipation, and its aftermath.
Rewind available October 30 – November 6.