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December 2 — A day for Reflection

1859 — Charles Town, Virginia John Brown is hanged for his crimes against the state of Virginia 1949 — The United Nations The UN declares Dec 2, as the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery Today is a day for reflection, contemplation, and honoring those who have been affected by the horrors of slavery.

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A Page from Annie’s Autograph Book

  Another page from Annie’s Autograph Book Respectfully, Adam C. Works June 18, 1863 F.E. Institute ____________________________________________________ Adam Clark Works was born in Feb 1834 in New York. His parents were George Washington Works and Julia [Coolidge] Works. Adam graduated from Fort Edward Institute in 1856, and began teaching there in Aug 1857. He taught Read More

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Wordless Wednesday

A page from Annie Brown’s Fort Edward Institute Signature Book 1863 Miss Brown “Please accept the best wishes of your “northern friend” George J Whipple Malone, NY F.E.I May 7, 1863 ___________________________________________________     George J Whipple was born May 1844 in Malone, Franklin County, New York. His parents were Herry and Sarah Whipple. He Read More