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Sojourner Truth: Suffragist and Abolitionist

Updated: Aug 18, 2022

On Sunday, March 13, 2022, historical reenactor Dr. Daisy Century presented an engaging and informative program, interpreting Sojourner Truth, a woman who was born into slavery in Ulster County, New York, and became a national force in the the country's battle for the abolition of slavery and the movement for women's suffrage.

Dr. Century is a historical interpreter based in Philadelphia. This was her third time joining the Durand-Hedden community. She had previously delighted a full-house at Jefferson School as Harriet Tubman, hosted by Durand-Hedden, and performed at the Durand-Hedden Juneteenth event in 2021.

Following the program, visitors returned to the Durand-Hedden House to v view the exhibit Honoring The Hard-Won Fight for Votes for Women.


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