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Resisting Slavery in Marblehead

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

G. Patrick O’Brien, an assistant professor at the University of Tampa, will host this Zoom lecture on his research into resisting slavery in colonial Marblehead.

This lecture explores the life of Flora Lee, an enslaved Marblehead woman, who had her daughter spirited away from her during the Revolution. Lee’s efforts to be reunited with her daughter in Nova Scotia, and to protect other vulnerable Black children, highlight enslaved women’s resistance to their family’s enslavement during the Revolutionary Era.

The lecture will be held overĀ ZOOM ONLY, on Thursday, April 4 at 7PM.

Hosted by Marblehead Museum

Codfish with folk art painting of the Town of Marblehead. With text Marblehead Museum.


April 4
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


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