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  • Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

    Freedmen's Colony

    Tuesday, August 14, 2018

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly

    (short walk): During the American Civil War, Roanoke Island became a safe haven for formerly enslaved people. Discover the successes and failures of the Freedmen’s Colony and its fate after the Civil War. Meet at the seating area near the Earthen Fort.

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    • Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Meet at the Earthen Fort
    • Fees: Free
  • Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

    Freedmen's Colony

    Wednesday, August 15, 2018

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly

    (short walk): During the American Civil War, Roanoke Island became a safe haven for formerly enslaved people. Discover the successes and failures of the Freedmen’s Colony and its fate after the Civil War. Meet at the seating area near the Earthen Fort.

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    • Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Meet at the Earthen Fort
    • Fees: Free
  • Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

    Freedmen's Colony

    Thursday, August 16, 2018

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly

    (short walk): During the American Civil War, Roanoke Island became a safe haven for formerly enslaved people. Discover the successes and failures of the Freedmen’s Colony and its fate after the Civil War. Meet at the seating area near the Earthen Fort.

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    • Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Meet at the Earthen Fort
    • Fees: Free
  • Saturday, August 18, 2018

    The Jesup wagon, also known at the Agricultural School on Wheels, carried Carver's bulletins and many other useful supplies to southern farmers.

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    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
  • Sunday, August 19, 2018

    The Jesup wagon, also known at the Agricultural School on Wheels, carried Carver's bulletins and many other useful supplies to southern farmers.

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    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
  • Sunday, August 19, 2018

    Fort Pulaski National Monument is collaborating to honor the Savannah community’s African American history with a free admission day and special event activities.

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    • Location: Fort Pulaski
    • Fees: Free
  • Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

    Freedmen's Colony

    Tuesday, August 21, 2018

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly

    (short walk): During the American Civil War, Roanoke Island became a safe haven for formerly enslaved people. Discover the successes and failures of the Freedmen’s Colony and its fate after the Civil War. Meet at the seating area near the Earthen Fort.

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    • Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Meet at the Earthen Fort
    • Fees: Free
  • Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

    Freedmen's Colony

    Wednesday, August 22, 2018

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly

    (short walk): During the American Civil War, Roanoke Island became a safe haven for formerly enslaved people. Discover the successes and failures of the Freedmen’s Colony and its fate after the Civil War. Meet at the seating area near the Earthen Fort.

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    • Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Meet at the Earthen Fort
    • Fees: Free
  • Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

    Freedmen's Colony

    Thursday, August 23, 2018

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly

    (short walk): During the American Civil War, Roanoke Island became a safe haven for formerly enslaved people. Discover the successes and failures of the Freedmen’s Colony and its fate after the Civil War. Meet at the seating area near the Earthen Fort.

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    • Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Meet at the Earthen Fort
    • Fees: Free
  • George Washington Carver National Monument

    Storytelling Festival

    Friday, August 24, 2018

    Storytelling Festival

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    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM,11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
  • George Washington Carver National Monument

    Storytelling Festival

    Saturday, August 25, 2018

    Storytelling Festival

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    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM,11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
  • Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument

    Women's Suffrage in Black and White

    Sunday, August 26, 2018

    A facilitated dialogue program exploring the role of African American women in the struggle for women's suffrage.

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    • Time: 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    • Location: 144 Constitution Avenue, NE, Washington, DC
    • Fees: Free
  • Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

    Freedmen's Colony

    Tuesday, August 28, 2018

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly

    (short walk): During the American Civil War, Roanoke Island became a safe haven for formerly enslaved people. Discover the successes and failures of the Freedmen’s Colony and its fate after the Civil War. Meet at the seating area near the Earthen Fort.

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    • Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Meet at the Earthen Fort
    • Fees: Free
  • Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

    Freedmen's Colony

    Wednesday, August 29, 2018

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly

    (short walk): During the American Civil War, Roanoke Island became a safe haven for formerly enslaved people. Discover the successes and failures of the Freedmen’s Colony and its fate after the Civil War. Meet at the seating area near the Earthen Fort.

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    • Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Meet at the Earthen Fort
    • Fees: Free
  • Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

    Freedmen's Colony

    Thursday, August 30, 2018

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly

    (short walk): During the American Civil War, Roanoke Island became a safe haven for formerly enslaved people. Discover the successes and failures of the Freedmen’s Colony and its fate after the Civil War. Meet at the seating area near the Earthen Fort.

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    • Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Meet at the Earthen Fort
    • Fees: Free
  • Saturday, September 1, 2018

    Program on George Washington Carver and education.

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    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
  • Sunday, September 2, 2018

    Program on George Washington Carver and education.

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    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE