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The Legacy of Slavery
Lectures & Seminars
Date: February 8, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: Show map
Gaston County Museum of Art & History
131 West Main Street
Dallas, NC 28034

Contact: Jason Luker
Phone: 704.922.7681 x105
Email: jason.luker@gastongov.com
Site: www.gastoncountymuseum.org

Slavery had a profound effect on the United States’ development. Modern understandings and debates on equality, personal rights, and government authority were shaped during the struggle over this “peculiar institution.” In this program, we will examine the legacy of slavery and how that legacy has changed over the course of US history.

“Gaston County strives to make its programs, services and activities accessible to all. If you will require an accommodation we request that you contact our office at least 5 days before the event.”


FREE ADMISSION. RSVP required by February 3rd – Jason Luker – 704.922.7681 x105

Gaston County Museum of Art & History, Dallas, North Carolina – 131 West Main Street, Dallas, NC 28034 – The Gaston County Museum is located near Gastonia, North Carolina on the square in historic Dallas. The museum is housed in an 1852 brick Greek Revival style hotel that has been adapted for visitors and travelers of today. The museum also contains North Carolina’s largest public collection of horse-drawn vehicles consisting of sleighs, drays, wagons, and buggies and is the home of the Ties that Bind: Carolinas Textile Exhibit.

Museum hours: Tuesday – Friday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, and Saturday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Become a Facebook fan of the Museum! – www.facebook.com/GastonCountyMusem




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