The Jefferson County Museum hosts history-related events for the community including vintage photograph slide shows, Children’s Days, and receptions for new exhibits.
African American Women’s Experiences in Jefferson County: 1930s to 1960s
Saturday, October 26, 2 pm to 3 pm
The Jefferson County Museum invites the public to a free panel discussion, “African American Women’s Experiences in Jefferson County: 1930s to 1960s.” The event will feature panelists who lived in Jefferson County between the 1930s and 1960s: Brenda Branson (Shepherdstown); Delores Jackson Foster (Bolivar/Harpers Ferry); Rev. Alice Hunter (Mount Pleasant); Janet Jeffries (rural area), and Ruth McDaniel (Charles Town). Linda Downing Ballard will moderate.
In the first part of the program, each panelist will discuss her experience growing up in Jefferson County. The second part will feature comments and questions from the audience.