The Story of Civil War-Era Emancipation and Black Citizenship in Yorktown, Virginia
November 4, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Virginia Peninsula has a rich history of Civil War-Era emancipation and freedom that often gets overlooked because of the emphasis on its colonial past. In this talk, Dr. Becca Toy, recent graduate from W&M in History, will discuss restoring that captivating history to this narrative landscape.
Emerging Scholars is an exciting ongoing series highlighting the latest research on a variety of topics coming out of William & Mary’s graduate programs in Arts & Sciences.
Please note that the City of Williamsburg requires masks for all visitors in the Stryker Center regardless of vaccination status.