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How Freedom Came to Maryland

Presented by Peerless Rockville at Jerusalem-Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Rockville MD

Jun 21, 2023

How Freedom Came to Maryland

In the long battle against the cruel system of human slavery, enslaved Marylanders showed great endurance, ingenuity, and bravery in their fight for freedom against tremendous odds and perilous conditions

Join Peerless Rockville, Chiquita Sorrels, the official historian of the Jerusalem-Mt. Pleasant UM Church, Katherine Rogers, Peerless Rockville Collections Manager, and Ralph Buglass, co-author of Images of America: Rockville, as we celebrate Juneteenth with a presentation on freedom.

Maryland was a state that practiced slavery but did not secede from the Union. Enslaved people here faced unique circumstances as President Lincoln sought to keep the loyalty of slave-holding Unionists while ... view more »


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