Livestreamed Evening Lecture: Crime of Clotilda

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Thursday May 12

7:00 PM  –  8:30 PM

This event is being livestreamed from the Museum for online registrants. 

Event Description

Travel back in time with historian Natalie S. Robertson, PhD, as she shares the story of Clotilda, the last American slave ship, and its fateful, illegal smuggling voyage from point of capture in the West African interior to point of disembarkation in Mobile, Alabama, on the eve of the Civil War.


Viewers are welcome to send comments or questions to Dr. Robertson through the online Q&A and Chat boxes, and she will answer them following the lecture.


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Registration Information


  • This program is free to watch, and you do not need a Zoom account to participate. When joining the lecture, you will be asked to enter your name and email address.

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Advance registration is required.

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