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Interpretation Theory and Centering Black Humanity at Historic Sites
February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Join Elon Cook Lee for a discussion on her work with hundreds of historic sites across the country on interpretation theory and the development of slavery programs that center Black humanity. Mrs. Lee is a public historian, educator, curator and museum activist. She seeks to engage the public with challenging historical narratives, to open hearts, and to change minds one conversation at a time. As part of the conversation with Mrs. Lee, Betsy Jacks, Executive Director of the Thomas Cole National Historic Site, will share research on the diverse household that lived at the historic site in Catskill, New York.