Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Meet George Washington's Runaway Slave...

What was life like being the slave of the first President of the United States?   Ask Oney Judge.

Oney Judge lived with the Washingtons as Martha's personal servant and skilled seamstress until her escape, at the age of 23, to Portsmouth, N.H., in 1796.  Oney lived the remainder of her life in New Hampshire.   

Award-winning living-history performer Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti brings Oney Judge's story to life in her presentation "If I am Not for Myself, Who Will Be for Me", at 6 p.m. on October 15, 2014 in the WMCC Library.

Sponsored by the Berlin Public Library, Gorham Public Library, and White Mountains Community College Fortier Library.  Funding provided by the New Hampshire Humanities Council.

Free admission.  Light refreshments will be served. 

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