Strawbery Banke Museum
Events in Portsmouth NH
14 Hancock St, Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States ,

PBHT & BHTNH Spring Symposium

May 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am  —  May 6, 2017 @ 3:00pm

Symposium will highlight stories of some Black New Hampshire heroes and present information on the state’s participation in the Atlantic slave trade and what became known as the Underground Railroad.

10:00 AM Welcome/ Rev. Robert Thompson, President Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire
10:15 AM Pane/The Black Past Remembered & Reclaimed
Noyes Academy in Canaan Joel Gill
Pomp Spring of Portsmouth Dennis Robinson
Richard Potter of Andover John Hodgson
Harriet E. Wilson of Milford JerriAnne Boggis
12: 00 PM Lunch
12:30 PM Keynote Address: Dr. Cheryl O. LaRoche/Mapping the Underground Rail Road: The Geography of Resistance
1:30 PM Book signing
2:00 PM PBHT Tour with Sankofa Tour Guides

$35 Conference, Lunch & Tour
$25 Conference & Lunch
$20 Tour

For more information visit
Or call 603-318-5120

Strawbery Banke Museum

14 Hancock St, Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States 

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