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Black History Month Harriet Jacobs Tour

Event Description

Celebrate Black History Month with Historic Edenton State Historic Site! Harriet Jacobs is one of Edenton's most celebrated women. After hiding for almost 7 years in her grandmother's attic, Jacobs escaped slavery in Edenton via the Underground Maritime Railroad. She became an activist and author of "Incidents in the Life of Slave Girl," an account of her experiences as an enslaved woman. Historic Edenton State Historic Site will be commemorating her journey by offering guided Harriet Jacobs tours in the month of February by reservation only for $2.50 per person. Self-guided walking tours are available daily during any month of the year for free. For more information or to reserve your tour, call 252-482-2637 or email