Thomas Jefferson and Slave Life at Monticello

Date: 
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 12 p.m.

annette gordon reedIn a typical year, the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, owned more than 100 slaves.

One slave, Sarah Hemings, better known by her nickname Sally, bore seven children to him over 38 years.

Join us for a fascinating lecture about Jefferson and slave life at Monticello by Harvard Law School professor and 2009 Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Annette Gordon-Reed, author of The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family.