Mar 30

ALFA Food for Thought Lecture: Abolitionism, Emancipation and Civil War Memory in Central Massachusetts

2:30pm Online Event

About This Event

Adult Learning in the Fitchburg Area (ALFA) presents its latest Food for Thought lecture, focusing on the role Central Massachusetts played in the abolition of slavery. The talk by history teacher Darren Barry will explore the vital role Central Massachusetts played in the crusade to emancipate four million slaves from bondage and the ensuing Civil War that finally brought their objective to fruition. 

While the event is free and open to the public, pre-registration is required to attend. To register, visit

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