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Legacies Matter: Moses Grandy and Moses Myers

Legacies Matter: Moses Grandy and Moses Myers

Feb 6, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

How did Moses Grandy, an enslaved Great Dismal Swamp waterman, know Moses Myers, a wealthy ship merchant?

Eric Sheppard, a Grandy descendant, takes us through his family heritage and how these two maritime families navigated slavery in the South.

This lecture is free and open to all.

SHOWN AT RIGHT: Gilbert Stuart, Moses Myers, oil on poplar, 1808. Click to enlarge.

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