[PAST EVENT] 3rd Annual Lemon Project Spring Symposium March 15 and 16

Friday, March 15th 2013
6pm - 8pm
Bruton Heights School, 301 First Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185
The theme of the two-day symposium is "Campus & Communities: The African American Experience Along the Peninsula." Student, faculty & community researchers will share their findings on a variety of topics. Free event; see the website to register.
Full Description
The Lemon Project Spring Symposium will take place March 15 and 16. The theme is "Campus & Communities: The African American Experience Along the Peninsula." The Friday night, March 15, program will take place at the Bruton Heights School and feature a Dramatic Presentation "Flight to Freedom: The Fields Family and Freedom's Fortress" with Ms. Drusilla Pair, genealogical researcher and Park Ranger, Ms. Ajena Rogers, historical interpreter and a Fields family descendant. This is a dramatic interpretation of the Fields family's escape from enslavement in Hanover County, Va., to freedom at Fort Monroe, Va., during the Civil War. This event is co-sponsored by Swem Library Special Collections Research Center.

The College of William & Mary's School of Education is the site of the Saturday events which will include panel discussions and research presentations by students, alumni, faculty and community members. Free event, but registration is required. See the website to register.
Contact
[[lemon]], 757-221-1200. Please go to {{http://www.wm.edu/lemonproject, Lemon Project}} for directions to Bruton Heights School.
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