June 19, 2021
3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly, VA 20151
(All ages) Dr. Richard Bell, a University of Maryland professor who teaches Early American history, will speak about the destruction of slavery in the Civil War era, focusing on the role of enslaved people and free black soldiers. Dr. Bell has received several teaching prizes and major research fellowships, including the National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar Award. He is the author of “WE SHALL BE NO MORE: Suicide and Self-Government in the Newly United States” and “STOLEN: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home.” This lecture is free to attend. The time of this event at Sully Historic Site is still to be determined. For more information, call 703-437-1794.