2012 Sotterley Speaker Series Presenters Announced

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2012 Sotterley Speaker Series Presenters Announced

Hollywood, MD - 3/15/2012

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Sotterley Plantation is pleased to announce the presenters for the 2012 Speaker Series at Sotterley. An important community outreach, this series is yet another way that this National Historic Landmark fulfills its mission of serving as an educational resource and cultural venue while it seeks to preserve, research, and interpret the plantation’s diverse cultures and environments throughout history.

Because of the ongoing generosity of The Boeing Company, dedicated to promoting education and the arts within the Southern Maryland community, the Speaker Series at Sotterley is free to the public. Due to limited seating, advanced reservations are required. Call 301-373-2280 for reservations.

Elizabeth Dowling Taylor, Ph.D.

“A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons”

Friday, May 4 | 7:00 p.m. in the Barn

Elizabeth Chew, Ph.D. and Rex Ellis, Ph.D.

“Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: An Insider’s View”

Wednesday, May 30 | 7:00 p.m. in the Barn

Grace Guggenheim & Flo Stone

“A Place in the Land”

Friday, July 27 | 7:00 p.m. in the Barn

Edward Papenfuse, Ph.D.

“The War of 1812 at Sotterley and Southern Maryland”

Sunday, September 9 | 3:00 p.m. in the Barn

Frank Smith, Ph.D.

“African American Civil War Memorial & Museum”

Sunday, September 30 | 3:00 p.m. in the Barn

Michael W. Kauffman

“American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies”

Friday, November 2 | 7:00 p.m. in the Barn



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