Porch Talk: African American Life in Sykesville, 1920-40

Sunday  16 September  2018  2:00 PM    Sunday  16 September  2018 4:00 PM
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Sunday Porch Talks at the Gate House:
Join us for the fifth in a series of 7 talks on fascinating local history.
September 16: Warren Dorsey, The 97-year-old grandson of a slave will talk about life in Sykesville's African American community between 1920 and 1940. Warren is the subject of and a contributor to the book by Jack McBride White, In Carrie's Footprints: The Long Walk of Warren Dorsey.
When - What - Where
2-3 p.m. Talks begin at 2pm. Arrive a bit early for refreshments and to grab a chair on our covered porch.
3-4 p.m. Stay after for questions, conversation & to tour the museum.
These events are free. We provide 25 seats on covered porch plus room for your chairs on the lawn around the porch. Rain or shine with option to move inside.
For more information, please call during business hours.
The Gate House Museum
7283 Cooper Drive, Sykesville, MD 21784
410-549-5150
HOURS: Friday & Sunday 1-5pm
Look for more upcoming Porch Talks:
September 30 - Native American arrowheads
October 14 - The B&O Railroad

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