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Benjamin Lay and the Origins of American Abolitionism

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Presented by Marcus Rediker*

Rediker explores the life of Benjamin Lay, the Quaker dwarf who was one of the first people to call for the immediate and unconditional abolition of slavery worldwide.

This book is on the 2018 Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Club schedule.


Tickets will NOT be shipped in the mail. Your name will be on a check-in list at will-call. You will receive a confirmation email from Fraunces Tavern Museum with event details within 24 business hours. Please be sure to check your spam folder if you do not receive an email within that time frame. Advance online ticket sales will end @ 5pm on the day of the lecture. Tickets can still be purchased at the door.

Earlier Event: June 19
Night at the Museums