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History in Focus Series at Meadow Farm Museum

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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One event on March 9, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on April 6, 2019 at 1:00pm

Free

Learn how the Meadow Farm and other 19th century enslaved people sought freedom both physically and spiritually. Explore the religion, music and folk tales that brought courage and hope to many.

Feb 23: Come Freedom
Learn how the Meadow Farm and other 19th century enslaved people sought freedom both physically and spiritually. Explore the religion, music and folk tales that brought courage and hope to many.

Mar 9: The Life of Widows
Life for a 19th century widow has been referred to as “Civil Death.” Learn how the existence of a woman following her husband’s death depended heavily on the kindness of male relatives. Explore how the Sheppard women of Meadow Farm fared as they outlived their spouses, often by decades.

Apr 6: Mosby Had a Little Lamb
April is the month the lambs are born and the sheep are sheared! While visiting our flock, discover how Mosby Sheppard bought, raised, and used sheep to enhance his farm operation.

All ages. Explore historical topics in detail with staff-led specialty tours that use the historic structures and artifacts as touchstones to the past. Information: sic@henrico.us

Saturdays, 1-3pm at Meadow Farm Museum.

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April 6
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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Free
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Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park

3400 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
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(804) 652-1455
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