Sunday, February 12th, 2012 at 2 p.m.
Gunston Hall’s 5th Annual Seeds of Independence Program
explores a small antebellum settlement of free blacks clustered along
the “Neck Road,” now known as Harley Road, on Mason’s Neck.
“Between the Lines: Free Blacks Living on Mason’s Neck
during the Civil War”
“On Uneven Ground: Finding Freedom in the Civil War Chesapeake”
Kym S. Rice Director, Museum Studies Program George Washington University
Reception to Follow
Featuring Gladys Bushrod’s Sweet Potato Pie
Tour George Mason’s Home Gunston Hall
6 – 18 years $5
Sponsored by the Kirkpatrick family Fund