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An African American Experience in Marion County presentation
February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFREE
Dr. Raymond Alvarez will present “An African American Experience in Marion County 1850s – 1940s: Harriet Wilson Whitely and Alfred Meade”. Alvarez will look at the lives of Alfred Meade, a freed slave, and his sister-in-law, Harriet Wilson Whitely (Aunt Hat) who was the last person born into slavery in Marion County.
The program will be followed by a light reception and members of the audience will receive a complimentary copy of Goldenseal, the magazine of traditional West Virginia life.