Untold Stories of a Search for Freedom:
“Secret Codes, A Chatham Slave, and the Reverend Turner – Moments in Black History”
Friday, February 9, 2018, 6-9 p.m.
A $5 donation per person is greatly appreciated.
Tours are offered every 20 minutes beginning at 6:05 p.m, beginning at the Fredericksburg United Methodist Church, 308 Hanover Street, just inside the Charlotte Street entrance. Visitors will then walk to St. George’s Episcopal Church and then to Shiloh Baptist Church, New Site.
“Witness” three untold stories of African Americans during and after the Civil War as they searched for freedom and civil rights. Join in commemorating Black History Month by participating in a living history event presenting three different vignettes at three historic churches in downtown Fredericksburg.
To reserve a spot for a tour, please sign up at the Friends of Wilderness Battlefield’s website www.fowb.org, where you may request which tour you would like to take. Time slots for tours are: 6:05, 6:25, 6:45, 7:05, 7:25, and 7:45 P.M. Please note that space is limited with only 25 spaces per tour, so signing up early is advised!