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      “The Summers Family: A Generational Story” in Dover

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      February 8, 2020

      Saturday   9:00 AM

      25 The Green
      Dover, Delaware 19901

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      “The Summers Family: A Generational Story”

      “The Summers Family: A Generational Story”

      African American History Month guided tours explore the true story of the manumission (granting of freedom) of two slave children—Ruth and Thomas Summers—which took place in 1797 in the Kent County Recorder of Deeds office, located in what is now called The Old State House. The children were manumitted by their own father, James Summers, a free African American, who had obtained them from their former owner. The Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover. Free admission. 302-744-5054.

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