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African American History in Stafford County – WHM Speaker Series

African American History in Stafford County, by Frank White, Local Historian

Frank White, a local historian, will be speaking about the African American history of Stafford County, Virginia.  He will touch on people such as John DeBaptiste, who operated a ferry from Falmouth to Fredericksburg at the turn of the 19th century, through Senator Edward Brooke who in 1919 became the first Black Senator to join the Senate since Reconstruction.  He will also talk about notable sites in Stafford County from the early 19th century through the mid-20th century.

The use of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library’s meeting facility does not constitute either the library’s endorsement or sponsorship of the program or the organizer’s policies and beliefs.

Frank White - April 2023 Washington Heritage Museums Speaker
Event Details
Thursday, April 6, 2023
Central Rappahannock Regional Library Fredericksburg Branch, Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA, USA