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History Seek Saturdays: Folktales from Africa and the Gullah People with Josie Bailey

Presented by Roswell Roots and Roswell's Historic House Museums and Roswell Cultural Arts and City of Roswell, Georgia at Barrington Hall, Roswell GA

Feb 17 - 18 2024
History Seek Saturdays: Folktales from Africa and the Gullah People with Josie Bailey

Join storyteller Josie Bailey and hear the traditional tales that came from Africa with enslaved people who shaped the culture of the Southeast and America.

Bailey focuses on West African stories and traditions, where most enslaved people in North America originated, and she shows the connections to the Gullah culture of the coastal Southeast. The original enslaved people of Roswell were largely brought from the rice plantations of coastal Georgia and Gullah descent.

Roswell Roots is a community-wide, month-long festival that honors our diverse community and celebrates Black History Month. Roswell Roots aims to educate, impact, and promote cultural ... view more »

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Barrington Hall

535 Barrington Dr, Roswell, GA 30075

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