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.Import to Calendar Share