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Johns Island Regional Library

March 2020

The Weeping Time | History Talk with Anne Bailey

March 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Johns Island Regional Library Johns Island, South Carolina,

The largest single, slave auction in U.S. history resulted in the tragic sale of over 400 Gullah Geechee men, women and children in 1859 in Savannah, Georgia. Every year, descendants and community members gather to commemorate this historic event -- the only one in the U.S. devoted to remembering the horrors of the public, auction block and memorializing the victims. Join us for a talk with historian Dr. Anne Bailey whose new work, "The Weeping Time: Memory and the Largest…

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