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  • Independence National Historical Park

    Ranger Program: Strike Up the Band: The Life and Music of Francis Johnson

    Saturday, February 6, 2016

    Enjoy a slide show about Philadelphia's premier African-American bandmaster. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Independence Visitor Center, Market St., between 5th and 6th Sts.
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Independence National Historical Park

    Lecture: Washington and His Enslaved Man, Billy Lee

    Saturday, February 13, 2016

    Join James Thompson, author of "George Washington's Mulatto Man: Who was Billy Lee?," for a talk about the bond connecting Washington and his enslaved man, William Lee. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Independence Visitor Center theater, 6th and Market Streets
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Independence National Historical Park

    Living History: Views on the American Colonization Society

    Saturday, February 20, 2016

    Join three leading 19th century African Americans for a powerful discussion about race in early 19th century America. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Independence Visitor Center theater, 6th and Market Streets
    Fees:
    FREE
 

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