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Nancy Jackson: The Story of an Enslaved Woman Who Sued for Her Freedom

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

Feb 21 2024
Nancy Jackson: The Story of an Enslaved Woman Who Sued for Her Freedom

Nancy Jackson’s story is an amazing true story of a woman who gave up her family and everything she knew to fight for her freedom.

At the age of 22 this courageous woman risked her life to stand up for her rights and to set a precedent that created a path for other enslaved people to become free. Join us for an in-depth look at the circumstances of her life and see documents that show us the course of events and how she thrived into the 20th century.

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 ... view more »

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Free and open to the public.

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Mimosa Hall & Gardens

127 Bulloch Ave, Roswell, GA 30075

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