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October 21 @ 10:30 am$10
The Story of Jeffrey Brace: Slave and Revolutionary War Soldier will be presented Oct. 21. Genealogist Joanne Polanshek will describe how her genealogical curiosity helped unveil the story of an incredible man. Learn how this historically significant Vermonter gained his manumission from slavery. She will speak about his capture as an innocent African village boy to his struggles in gaining his Revolutionary War pension. She will explain how her genealogical research uncovered documents that tell a story that is both sad and inspiring. This class will be held via Zoom from 10:30 a.m. until noon. The cost is $10. Visit vtgenlib.org for additional details and for registration.