Visit The Robbins House
June, July & August: 11-4
September, October: 11-4
(Open Fri-Sun + Columbus Day)
Sandra Harbert Petrulionis is Distinguished Professor of English and American Studies at Penn State University, Altoona, and the author of To Set This World Right: The Antislavery Movement in Thoreau’s Concord.
Robbins House Historians Write Brochures to Answer Visitors’ Most Frequently Asked Questions
Brochures are now available with a $2 donation at the Robbins House on:
1. Patriots of Color in Revolutionary New England (1775-1790)
2. Free Blacks in New England from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War (1775-1865)
3. Ellen Garrison Jackson, Fighter for Freedom during Reconstruction (1863-1875)
4. Black Abolitionists (1700s-1800s)
Authored by Robbins House Scholar John Hannigan, and Tufts University and University of Massachusetts, Boston History Lecturer Kerri Greenidge. Reviewed by Robert Bellinger, Suffolk University, Black Studies Program Director; Robert Gross, University of Connecticut, History Professor Emeritus, Author of The Minutemen and Their World; and Joanne Pope Melish, University of Kentucky, History Associate Professor, Author of Disowning Slavery: Gradual Emancipation and ‘Race’ in New England, 1789 – 1860.
Sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Inspired by reading Black Walden: Slavery and Its Aftermath in Concord, Massachusetts by Elise Lemire, the Central Ohio Underground Railroad Study Group visited the Robbins House on July 11th.