Beyond Plantations: Men of Color Who Sailed the Seven SeasTuesday February 25, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
During the 1700 and 1800s , contributions of men of color to America’s maritime tradition portrayed a life beyond the fields of southern plantations. Blacks sailed the seas, bringing skill and song to commerce and trade on the world’s oceans. A talk by MCC Music Professor Deborah Simmons based upon her sabbatical research. Sponsored by The History and Art History Club, the Black History Month Committee, and the Office of Student Activities.
Location: Village 5 V151
Great Path, Manchester CT 06040