The Ballston Area History Roundtable is set to commemorate Black History Month with a program entitled “Race and Prejudice in Ante-Bellum Saratoga County” on Wednesday, February 13, at 7 pm, at Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton Street, Ballston Spa.
Black slavery and servanthood as well as prejudice against people of color was prevalent in Saratoga County in the years between the American Revolution and the Civil War. However, so was mutual acceptance, shared community and friendship. Jim Richmond will lead a group discussion on the treatment of African Americns during this period.
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