Hampton Roads History: Harriet Buss, Educator of Freed People

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Friday February 25

12:00 PM  –  1:00 PM

This event is in person at the Museum and livestreamed. 

Event Description

Join us for an exciting presentation from Lydia Davis, history educator at The Mariners' Museum, as she shares the story of Harriet Buss who taught African Americans in Norfolk and other Southern cities after the Civil War.

Viewers are welcome to send any comments or questions to Lydia, and she will answer them following her talk.

Helpful Registration Information

This Hampton Roads History lecture will be in person in the Museum's McMullen classroom and livestreamed.

Attending in personThis program is free with $1 admission, and free for Mariners’ Museum MembersSeating is limited to 12, and chairs will be spaced six feet apart for social distancing in compliance with current CDC safety protocols for COVID-19. Although not required, wearing a mask is highly encouraged while attending this lecture in person.

Watching remotely? This program is free to watch and you do not need a Zoom account to participate. You may log into the lecture about 15 minutes earlyWhen joining the lecture, you will be asked to enter your name and email address.

If you would like to register for multiple events at one time, select the “Add Events” link at the top when viewing your cart. 

After you have completed your registration, you will receive a confirmation email that will include the link to use on the day of the lecture. Please save your confirmation email!

Advance registration is required whether you attend the lecture in person or online.

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