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Black Pioneers in Oregon with Historian Gwen Carr

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Name: Black Pioneers in Oregon with Historian Gwen Carr
Date: February 25, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM PST
Event Description:

This presentation tells stories of the little-known Black Pioneers who lived across the state from as early as 1788. Some were brought to Oregon as slaves and some free men and women. In spite of harsh Black Exclusion laws they lived and thrived in Oregon as explorers, cowboys, entrepreneurs, loggers, railway and shipyard workers, and community members.

Gwen works with Oregon Black Pioneers – a state wide organization with the mission of doing historical research and honoring the lives of African Americans who have contributed to the historical development of Oregon.

End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
1726 Washington St. 
Oregon City, OR 97045
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, Feb 25 at 1 pm
Contact Information:
Free with admission: $13 adults, $9 seniors (60+), $9 youth (13-18), $7 children (4-12), children under 3 and military personnel are free. 
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