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June 2021

“Nancy” at Historic Embree Farm

June 19, 2021
Historic Embree Farm, 142 Matthew Mills Road
Telford, 37690 United States
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$12.00

- In 1820, Elihu Embree published his newspaper The Emancipator on Main Street, Jonesborough. The seven edition paper is the first publication dedicated solely to the cause of abolitionism. Embree passed away in December of 1820, and the paper died with him. Even though it was short-lived, The Emancipator had over 2,000 subscribers and its reach went all the way to Boston and Philadelphia. In spite of his abolitionist beliefs, Embree himself was an enslaver. Nancy was an enslaved woman owned by Elihu Embree, and her story will be told on Saturday, June 19th in an original play entitled “Nancy” at the Embree House Historic Farm in Telford.

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November 2021

Nancy at Washington College Academy

November 13, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Washington College Academy, 116 Doak Lane
Limestone, TN 37681 United States
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$20.00

- In 1820, Elihu Embree published his newspaper The Emancipator on Main Street, Jonesborough. The seven edition paper is the first publication dedicated solely to the cause of abolitionism. Embree passed away in December of 1820, and the paper died with him. Even though it was short-lived, The Emancipator had over 2,000 subscribers and its reach went all the way to Boston and Philadelphia. In spite of his abolitionist beliefs, Embree himself was an enslaver. Nancy was an enslaved woman owned by Elihu Embree, and her story will be shared at Washington College Academy on November 13th in an original play entitled “Nancy.”

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June 2022

CANCELED: Nancy’s Story at Telford Ruritan Club

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on June 25, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Telford Ruritan Club, 101 Telford School Road
Telford, TN 37690 United States
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$15.00

Nancy was an enslaved woman owned by Elihu Embree, and her story will be shared at the Telford Ruritan Club on Saturday, June 25th in the original play entitled “Nancy.”

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CANCELED: Nancy’s Story at Telford Ruritan Club

June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on June 25, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Telford Ruritan Club, 101 Telford School Road
Telford, TN 37690 United States
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$15.00

Nancy was an enslaved woman owned by Elihu Embree, and her story will be shared at the Telford Ruritan Club on Saturday, June 25th in the original play entitled “Nancy.”

Find out more »
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