Story Time

Mumbet's Declaration of Independence

Wednesday, September 30
Free and open to the public. Always.

Join MAAM Curator of Education Mesma Belsaré for a reading of Mumbet's Declaration of Independence by Gretchen Woelfle.

In August 1781, Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman successfully sued and won her freedom in Massachusetts. MAAM's inaugural exhibition, Valkyrie Mumbet, and the following activities honor the life of this courageous woman.

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