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Mini-Lecture – Elizabeth Denison Forth – Rosie Richardson

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Elizabeth Dennison Forth – Emancipated Woman
Presented by Rosie Richardson

Lisette Denison Forth was born a slave near Detroit, worked as a maid, became a Pontiac landowner, and philanthropist. Celebrating Black History Month, Rosie Richardson will speak on Lisette’s early life, freedom, and her contribution in the building of St James Episcopal Church in Grosse Ile. Her life story has been documented by Michigan Historic Site Markers, the National Register of Historic Places, Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame, and Daughters of the American Revolution Women in American History Honoree.

Admission $7 ~ Light refreshments

Details

Date:
February 24
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

OCPHS Carriage House
405 Cesar E Chavez Ave
Pontiac, MI 48341 United States
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Phone:
(248) 338-6732
Website:
www.ocphs.org

Organizer

OCPHS Staff
Phone:
(248) 338-6732
Email:
office@ocphs.org
Website:
www.ocphs.org