History Explorers Club: Who Was Ona Judge?February 27, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
- February 27, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
General Admission - $7
Members - $4
In celebration of Black History Month, the History Explorers Club is going to be digging into the story of Ona Judge, a woman who escaped enslavement from the home of President George Washington. Learn how she escaped, where she went, and discover what object in our museum might have been a part of her first steps to freedom.
History Explorers Club playdates are best enjoyed by ages 7-11 but fun for all kids.
Read an excerpt from Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kathleen Van Cleve's young reader adaptation of the story of runaway slave Ona Judge.Read More
"Freedom on the Horizon" Performed by Nastassia Parker
In this 20-minute performance, Nastassia Parker portrays Ona Judge, an enslaved woman who ran away from George and Martha Washington’s household in Philadelphia.Read More
Black History Month
Celebrate Black History Month and explore the stories of unsung Revolutionaries with the Museum this February.Read More