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Historic Christ Church & Museum to look at Virginia Women in History

Historic Christ Church & Museum’s (HCC&M) 2018 programming will focus on the theme of Virginia Women in History in support of Virginia’s American Evolution 2019 Commemoration.

A Sunday Speaker Series, a traveling exhibition, a living history performance and a public reading of the Declaration of Independence highlight the schedule, reported education director and curator Robert Teagle.

HCC&M will kick off its 2018 programs at 7 p.m. February 26 with a dramatic living history performance entitled “Freedom! Or Not? Sarah’s Story.” Professional re-enactor Sheila Arnold Jones will portray Sarah, a woman manumitted by Robert Carter III’s 1791 Deed of Emancipation who is working to free her children in the face of opposition by Carter’s children…

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