Brooklyn Abolitionists/In Pursuit Of Freedom

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January 15, 2014 – Winter 2018 | 12 PM to 5 pm | Wednesdays thru Sundays

This major, long-term exhibit explores the unsung heroes of Brooklyn’s anti-slavery movement — ordinary residents, black and white — who shaped their neighborhoods, city and nation with a revolutionary vision of freedom and equality. The exhibit is part of the groundbreaking In Pursuit of Freedom public history project that features new research on Brooklyn’s abolition movement in partnership with Weeksville Heritage Center and Irondale Ensemble Project.

Cost: BHS Member Fee: Free; Adults: $10; Seniors 62 yrs old and over: $6; Students (with I.D.): Free; Children under 12 yrs old: Free. 

Museum Hours: Wednesday to Sunday: 12 pm to 5 pm;

Library Hours: Wednesday to Saturday: 1 pm to 5 pm; and

Gift Shop Hours: Monday to Sunday: 12 pm to 5 pm.

Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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