7:30pm Berwick Academy Arts Center

Samuel OsborneBetween the Emancipation Proclamation in January 1863 and about 1869, more than 300 formerly enslaved people came to communities throughout Maine to start new – free – lives. With a few exceptions, their lives in Maine have been largely forgotten. Dr. Candace Kanes will share details about them remain mostly in public records and newspaper articles – enough evidence to tell some of their stories. READ MORE


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