Black History Month
Explore the Stories of Unsung Revolutionaries at the Museum and Online During Black History Month
Celebrate Black History Month at the Museum with Onsite and Online Offerings for All Ages this February
"Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia" Special Exhibition Officially Opens Feb. 11, During Black History Month
Join Us Online for “Meet James Forten” Performance and Discussion on Feb. 10, During Black History Month
Celebrate Black History Month with “Black Founders” Exhibit Opening and Special Events for All Ages this February
Virtual Forum on Racial Understanding Hosted in Partnership with the Dennis Farm During Black History Month, Feb. 20
Finding Freedom: Andrew - Record of Marriage
Andrew Ferguson married Jenny (or Jinny) Murphey in Monroe County, Indiana, in 1844. According to the 1850 United States Census for Monroe County, Jenny (listed on the census as Jane Ferguson) was born in Maryland.
Monroe County History Center Collection, Bloomington, IN
Season of Independence: Charlestown, South Carolina Grand Jury Presentments, April 23, 1776
This documentation of Grand Jury Presentments in Charlestown, South Carolina makes numerous legal arguments for why South Carolina and other American colonies would be justified in dissolving their connection to Great Britain. Also included are various grievances against King George III and Parliament, similar to those that were later included in the Declaration of Independence when it was adopted by Congress.
Courtesy of South Carolina Department of Archives and History