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Lecture on Slavery & Freedom in Antebellum America at Joel Lane Museum House

May 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm
160 South Saint Mary’s Street, Raleigh, NC 27603

Upcoming Lecture: "Lunsford Lane of Raleigh: Blackness, Manhood, Slavery, and Freedom in Antebellum America” by Craig Friend

Sunday, May 7 at 2pm Joel Lane Museum House Historic Craig Friend digs more deeply into the familiar story of Lunsford Lane, born a slave in 1803 Raleigh. He purchased his freedom in 1835 and that of his family in 1842. Attendees are encouraged to read the "Narrative of Lunsford Lane," available online at http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/lanelunsford/lane.html A lecture on “Lunsford Lane of Raleigh: Blackness, Manhood, Slavery, and Freedom in Antebellum America” by Craig Friend will take place at the Visitors Center of the Joel Lane Museum House at 160 South Saint Mary’s Street, Raleigh, NC 27603. Admission will be $16 for the general public and $11 for members of the Joel Lane Historical Society. Refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, and advanced payment is required. Be sure to include the names of all in your party; nametags will serve as tickets. Tickets are non-refundable unless we must cancel the event. Craig Thompson Friend is professor of history and director of public history at NC State University. He has written two books on the early history of Kentucky and has edited collections on masculinity, the family, and death culture in the American South. He is currently working on a biography of Lunsford Lane Get tickets Tickets here  Contact Information: tel: (919) 833-3431; email: joellane@bellsouth.net