October Lecture Series
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 6:00 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Raymond, MS
Featuring Alan Huffman and Jessica Crawford
Guest speakers for the third and last lecture program will be Alan Huff and Jessica Crawford, who will discuss their work on Prospect Hill Plantation and the legacy of 200 freed slaves who journeyed to Africa in the 1840’s and helped settle Liberia. Mr. Huffman is a freelance journalist, photographer, editor, author, political opposition researcher, educator, and author of five books. Ms. Crawford is an archaeologist and the Southeast Regional Director of The Archaeological Conservancy, and she spearheaded the effort to save and restore Prospect Hill. Together, Mr. Huffman and Ms. Crawford will discuss Prospect Hill Plantation and the slaves who left there to settle in an area called Mississippi in Africa.
The FOR Fall Lecture Series is free of charge and open to the public. All lectures are at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church at 205 W. Main Street, Raymond, MS.