Slavery from Washington DC to freedom in Macedon NY
Saturday, October 7th, 2023 2:00pm FREE presentation of Washington lawyer, Mary Kay Ricks (author of Escape on the Pearl!) speaks on the amazing story of Mary and Emily Edmonson, who left slavery in Washington, D.C. attended a Quaker School in Macedon and then returned to teach in a D.C. school for the Black children. Presentation is on the 2nd Floor Auditorium at the Macedon Academy 1185 Macedon Center Rd., Additional parking in the Church Parking lot, just west of the Academy. Sponsored in part by the 1816 Farmington Friends Quaker Meetinghouse, Macedon Historical Society, AKWAABA and the Frederick Douglass Family Initiative FREE presentation.