Black History Month Program 2011
BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM
The public is invited to attend a Black History Month program at the park on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 10 a.m. Local author Kay Hively will share a power point presentation based on her book They Trusted God and Pressed On.
Did You Know?
Moses Carver, a farmer in southwest Missouri, purchased a 13-year old enslaved girl named Mary in 1855. Mary worked mostly around the cabins with Moses's wife, Susan. While enslaved on the farm Mary gave birth to two sons: James and George.