“Freedom! Or Not? Sarah’s Story” with Sheila Arnold Jones

02.26.2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


In a dramatic living history performance, Sheila Arnold Jones tells the story of Sarah, one of more than 500 enslaved people freed by Robert Carter III’s 1791 Deed of Emancipation. Experience Sarah’s hopes and joys in 1805 as she awaits her children’s freedom in the face of challenges to the historic deed. 

Location: Historic Christ Church & Museum, Bayne Center, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, Virginia 22576 

Fee: $10 donation requested