The Harper's Ferry Five: A Talk by Dr. Peter H. Wood

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hayti Heritage Center
Hayti Auditorium

Event Details

Join Peter H. Wood, emeritus professor of History, Duke University for a discussion on his research The Harper’s Ferry Five: Tracing the Roots of John Brown’s Actual Plan for 1859, and the Southern Black Freedom Fighters who Joined Him. John Brown is well known, but his design for the 1859 Raid at Harper’s Ferry remains largely misunderstood, and the African Americans in his party are virtually unknown. They included Lewis Sheridan Leary (b. in Fayetteville), and John Anthony Copeland (b. in Raleigh).
Event Type(s): Humanities Event
Age Group(s): Adult
Presenter: Dr. Peter H. Wood
Jenny Levine
(919) 560-0268