In the handwritten clergy records from the archives of the First Congregational Church of Hampton, NH, minister Deborah Knowlton discovered details of the lives of African Americans, noted over 156 years by twelve ministers. In her presentation, she will share her research and the primary sources through which she rediscovered the names and partial histories of over twenty-seven African American men, women and children of ten NH towns.
Refreshments will be served at 6:30 pm. The program is open to the public; there is a $5 suggested donation for non-members (or $1 for students).
NOTE: The Exeter News-Letter incorrectly advertised the program's location. The presentation will be held at the Exeter Historical Society, 47 Front Street, Exeter, NH.