One-Woman Performance: Tammy Denease as Mum Bett
Date: February 17, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Oliver Wolcott Library
Age(s): All
Fee: Free
Registration: Yes, email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org
Description: Storyteller Tammy Denease will be on hand to tell the story of Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett), the first enslaved person to successfully sue for her freedom. This amazing woman was represented in court by Litchfield's own Tapping Reeve. This performance is sponsored by the Litchfield Historical Society and the Oliver Wolcott Library. To register, please contact the Historical Society. To see more about the performance, go to this site: http://historicalfirsts.org/website/the-women-their-stories/mum-bett/