Living History: The Voice of Poor Whites: The Trial of Lunsford Lane

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Living History: The Voice of Poor Whites: The Trial of Lunsford Lane | 02.07.2015


“The Voice of Poor Whites: The Trial of Lunsford Lane” will be a living history program presented by Master Docent Ronnie Schumann of New Orleans, LA (PhD candidate; University of South Carolina) which will delve into socio-economic conditions, pre Civil War race and class dynamics, and abolition in North Carolina.

It will contrast the lifestyles of poor whites and freed people of color through the vivid portrayal of the persecution of Lunsford Lane, a freed slave and business entrepreneur in Raleigh, NC. This program will follow the 1:30 and 3:00 historic home tours.

$12+ tax (includes regular house tour) 
$15 +tax at the door.

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