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Slave Dwelling Project and Living History Weekend
July 10 @ 6:30 pm - July 11 @ 10:00 pm
The Lynchburg Museum System invites the public to visit Point of Honor in Daniel’s Hill on July 10–11, 2020, to honor the enslaved community that lived and worked at the historic site for nearly a century. The special event, titled “Slave Dwelling Project and Living History Weekend,” will feature a discussion panel, storytelling, walking tours, and living history demonstrations led by four expert historical interpreters from South Carolina and New York. All programs are free and open to the public, but reservations are required to ensure compliance with public health measures. All activities will take place outdoors on the grounds of Point of Honor. Visit PointofHonor.org for complete details.
- Joseph McGill, Jr., historical interpreter and founder of The Slave Dwelling Project
- Cheyney McKnight, historical interpreter and founder of Not Your Momma’s History
- Rodney Prioleau, historical interpreter
- Mirgina Sheffey, founder of Lynchburg RISE: Reaching Inclusivity and Systemic Equality
- Dontavius Williams, historical interpreter and founder of The Chronicles of Adam