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7:00 pm

An African American Experience in Marion County presentation

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Frank & Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center, Squibb Wilson Blvd, 1201 Locust Ave.
Fairmont, 26554 United States
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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... View Article

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