may, 2019

04may1:00 pm2:30 pmBenjamin Banneker HP&M: Getting the WORD OUT - 18th Century Style

Event Details

Come learn about the tools and methods colonists used to share their ideas. See what “texting” the 18th century way meant. Harris Andrews will show his collection of writing and drawing instruments, explain and demonstrate their uses, and talk about how written and printed communication was done during Benjamin Banneker’s time. After the presentation visitors will have a chance to take a closer look at the collection and practice writing with a quill pen and slate board.

Saturday, May 4th, 1-2:30pm
Free. Ages 8 and up. $5 suggested donation per participant.


(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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