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“Forgotten Soldier”

June 29, 2019 - March 22, 2020

9am-5pm Daily

Discover personal stories of enslaved and free African Americans who fought on both sides of the Revolutionary War through interactive elements and compelling art displays, including a new contemporary work by nationally acclaimed artist Titus Kaphar. Follow the forgotten stories of African Americans who enlisted as soldiers for the American cause for a free and independent nation and those who joined British forces with the promise of obtaining their own freedom. Related public programs feature a series of lectures, genealogy workshops and interpretive demonstrations with re-enactors from African-American military regiments. Held in conjunction with the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution.

Closed Christmas and New Year’s.

Details

Start:
June 29
End:
March 22, 2020
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.historyisfun.org/forgotten-soldier/

Organizer

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Venue

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water St Route 1020
Yorktown, VA 23690 United States
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