Sam, a formerly enslaved soldier, tells us his heroic story of self-liberation, his encounters with the Shawnee, his supposed enemy, and those who enslaved him. As he wrestles with the ugly truth of how Black soldiers are perceived a rare opportunity sends him to the battlefield to prove his mettle. Which army will he fight for?
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African American Contributions at the Governor's Palace
Learn about the contributions of free and enslaved African-Americans during your visit to the Palace. Tours every 20-30 minutes.
An aspiring young writer persuades her siblings and friend into performing a double bill of mystery and comedy for her father within the family parlor.
Discovery Lab at the First Baptist Site!
Join archaeologists for an up-close look at the First Baptist Church excavation and a week of interactive programming!