National Abolition
Hall of Fame
and Museum
2017 Events
National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum Events

 

Join us for any of our upcoming events: 

  For more information on ANY of our Peterboro Heritage Events: 315-280-8828.

Program/Date Description:
Ongoing... Special Events, appointments, tours, and outreach arrangements at 315-280-8828

June 3-August 27, Tuesday-Sunday

12:00-4:00pm

Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark

May 20-September 224,

Saturday-Sunday

1:00-5:00pm

National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum
Every Wednesday Peterboro Farmer's Market, On the Green
July 23, 10-6pm Peterboro Hometown Day, On the Green

Saturday

August 5th 10:00am

@ Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark

8th Annual Emancipation Day
  • 10:00am Registration & Assembly 
  • Rev. Jermain Wesley Loguen (1813-1872), Djed Snead
  • Processional to Cemetary: Guided Tour African-American Graves: Donna Burdick
  • Gerrit Smith's Land Philanthropy for Black Male Sufferage; Norman K. Dann, PhD
  • Crusade Milestones for Voting
  • Amy Godine, Curator: Dreaming of Timbuctoo
*Exhibit from John Brown Lives! Gerrit Smith's gift of 40 acres of land to 3,000 African American men to assure the right to vote. Gerrit Smith Estate National HIstoric Landmark June 9-August 6, 2017

 

September 22-24 

@ the Smithfield Community Center

"Ballots, Bloomers, and Marmalade: The Life of Elizabeth Smith Miller"

 

Friday September 22

@7:00pm 

Off Base: The Great Peterboro Baseball Story, Tom Murray

Saturday September 23

 

  • Morning Marmalade Refreshments
  • "Ballots, Bloomers, and Marmalade: The Life of Elizabeth Smith Miller", Norman K. Dann
  • Bloomers, The Reform Costume; Jody Luce
  • Bloomer Girls Women Baseball Players; Debra A. Shattuck PhD
  • Bloomer Tea hosted by Bloomer Brigade Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Gerrit Smith; Norman K. Dann
  • Elizabeth Cady Returns to Peterboro; Melinda Grube PhD
  • Suffrage Scrapbooks, Library of Congress; Rosemary Plakas
  • Monumental Women Bloomers for the '80s
  • March on Washington 1-21-17
  • Suffrage Supper hosted by Smithfield Youth Suffragists
  • Suffrage Songs; Peggy Lynne

Sunday September 24

  • Tour of Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark Norman K. Dann
  • Parity Breakfast
  • Abolition Movement Spawns Women's Rights Movement, Suzanne B. Spring PhD, Colgate University
  • Launch Lunch: Library Partners Commence CommUNITY Read of Invention of Wings, Angelina Grimke: Abolition and Women's Rights Advocate
  • Making History! Sally Roesch Wagner, PhD & Matilda Joslyn Gage Home, Fayetteville, NY
  • Making History Action

Friday

October 20

@ the National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum in the Smithfield Community Center

Berea College Choir Concert

Saturday

October 21

@ the National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum in the Smithfield Community Center

National Hall of Fame and Museum Commemoration of Class of 2016 Inductees

12:00pm-4:00pm Abolition Symposia

  • John Gregg Fee (12:00pm)
  • Beriah Green (1:00pm)
  • Angelina Grimke (2:00pm)
  • James W.C. Pennington (3:00pm)

5pm Antislavery Dinner

7pm Unveiling of Inductee Banners

October 22

@ the National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum in the Smithfield Community Center

Tour of Beriah Green's Utica Oneida Country Freedom Trail

Culmination of Invention of Wings, Louise Knight: Angelina & Sarah Grimke

December 31, 2017 @4:00pm

Emancipation Watch Night

 

 
   


 

 

 

 

 



 

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