Historic Sotterley Plantation located in Southern Maryland about 60 miles south of Washington DC
 

The mission of Sotterley Plantation, a National Historic Landmark, is to preserve, research, & interpret Sotterley Plantation’s diverse cultures & environments, & to serve the world as an educational, cultural, & community resource. Historic Sotterley, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) public charity organization.

Slave Cabin Dedication Ceremony Weekend

Commemorative Activities
Thursday, April 20 - Sunday, April 24, 2017
All events are free and open to the public.
Please RSVP by email, or by calling 301.373.2280.

This exhibit will be dedicated to the memory of Agnes Kane Callum,
her story, and the story of her ancestors. Agnes understood that the legacy of slavery is intertwined with our collective heritage. She was committed to Sotterley's preservation for future generations. She knew that knowledge and a commitment to tell an honest and complete story of our shared past would heal and empower us all.

Thursday, April 20, 7 pm
Commemorative Speaker Series: Dr. Adam Rothman, Professor of History, Georgetown University, Author of Beyond Freedom's Reach: A Kidnapping in the Twilight of Slavery, Member of Georgetown's Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation.
Please RSVP by email, or by calling 301.373.2280.

Friday, April 21, 10:30 am
Opening of Slave Cabin Exhibit: This exhibit will be dedicated to the memory of Agnes Kane Callum, her story, and how she served as a trustee to fight for Sotterley to be saved when its doors almost closed. Agnes understood that Sotterley must tell its stories due to its legacy of slavery, and the lives it can touch to promote understanding.
Please RSVP by email, or by calling 301.373.2280.

Saturday, April 22, 2 pm - 3 pm
Presentation & Discussion: Practicing Perspective: "How To Speak About Slavery with Any Age"
Presentation & Discussion: Keeping the Faith: "Religion and Slavery, Past and Present"
Please RSVP by email, or by calling 301.373.2280.

 

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SOTTERLEY EVENTS
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Riverside WineFest at Sotterley
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Sotterley Barn Bash
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Sotterley Plantation is proud to be a Distinctive Destination of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

All National Trust members receive 10% off admission when visiting Sotterley Plantation.

Historic Sotterley Plantation    44300 Sotterley Lane (PO Box 67)    St. Mary’s County    Hollywood, Maryland 20636    officemanager@Sotterley.org    301-373-2280

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