Visit the Apollo Room at Raleigh Tavern in Colonial Williamsburg to see historical interpretation of the unique challenges free blacks faced on the brink of Independence.
Ann Ashby, a freed black woman, is visited by her nephew, John Ashby Jr. who is also free. He wonders how best to care for his family after his father’s death. What are the personal and political complications for a free black man considering enlisting in the Continental Army?
This event takes place every Tuesday in February from 1:00pm to 1:45pm.