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Dundas Museum and Archives Black History Month Lecture

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us at the Dundas Museum and Archives on Thursday, February 15th, at 7pm for a Black History Month lecture!

Jill Newmark, author of Without Concealment, Without Compromise: The Courageous Lives of Black Civil War Surgeons (2023), will be lecturing virtually on Black Civil War Surgeons, with a focus on Dr. Anderson Ruffin Abbott, the first Canadian-born Black doctor who lived and practiced for a time in Dundas (1881-1889) following his service to the Union Army in the American Civil War.

She will be joined in person at the Museum by Catherine Slaney, a descendant of Dr. Abbott, and author of Family Secrets: Crossing the Colour Line (2003)

Details

Date:
February 15
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Website:
https://dundasmuseum.ca/events/black-history-month-lecture/

Organizer

Dundas Museum and Archives
Phone
905.627.7412
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Venue

Dundas Museum and Archives
139 Park St. West
Dundas, ON L9H 1X8 Canada
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