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HONORING ROBERT GOULD SHAW AND THE MASSACHUSETTS 54TH REGIMENT: THE POWER AND PRESENCE OF WOMEN

Significantly, July 18th is the date of the 54th’s first major battle at Fort Wagner, South Carolina and is a celebrated site of the Civil War. Held at the African Meeting House, 46 Joy Street, doors open at 5:30pm; the program begins at 6:00pm. Authors Nicole Terez Dutton and Assistant Professor, Wellesley College, Dr. Kellie Jackson, joins the Museum’s Director of Education, L’Merchie Frazier for the discussion. The program is part of the Museum’s series Race in the Public Dialogue. The Presenting Corporate Sponsor is Bank of America.