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July 2014
Solomon Northup Day and the Celebration of Freedom event
07/19/2014 - 07/19/2014
Skidmore College, Filene Recital Hall
The 16th annual Solomon Northup Day, an afternoon of activities inspired by a powerful memoir of enslavement and eventual freedom, will take place on Saturday, July 19, 12:30-6 p.m. in Filene Recital Hall on the Skidmore campus. This year’s event will feature presentations, panel discussions, music, children’s activities, film clips, and more. A large number of Northup descendants are expected to be in attendance, as well as descendants of Samuel Bass, the Canadian carpenter who assisted in Northup’s rescue by contacting the captive’s friends back home in upstate New York. For more information, Solomon Northup Day

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