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The Remond Family, Salem’s Early Abolitionists
September 24, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Join Francis Mayo for a talk and walking tour examining the history of the Remond Family who played a central role in the abolitionist movement. From Curacao, John settled in Salem in 1805 establishing several successful businesses at Hamilton Hall while raising 10 children. Sarah and Charles, became internationally known for their anti-slavery oratory, lecturing with William Lloyd Garrison. Starting at the Witch Trials Memorial, you will hear about the lives of this important family, walk to an underground railroad site, to the Salem Normal School on Broad Street, Remond’s home on Summer Street, view scholarly articles at the Salem Athenaeum and end at Hamilton Hall.
This 90-minute tour will be outside on city sidewalks. Capacity: 30, see website for more information.