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Headwraps of African Women in America

Join Cheyney McKnight from Not Your Momma's History for a special presentation on headwraps found among both free and enslaved African Women in America from the 18th to 19th century. Guests will be able to view and handle the different fabrics that were available to these women, learn how headwraps changed from region to region, and discover the cultural and historical significance of each style.

And there's more! Each ticket purchase includes a glass of wine and a spot on our Fighting for Freedom museum tour; which highlights the incredible achievements and contributions of African Americans during the American Revolution.

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Ticket Prices
$15 Members / $20 Public

Ticket purchase includes program, 1 glass of wine, and a spot on the Fighting for Freedom museum tour.

Schedule of Events

5:30pm- Fighting for Freedom Tour (60 minutes) 
*Please RSVP if you plan to attend this portion of the event as SPACE IS LIMITED. Email: with your name, email address, and # of people attending.

6:00pm- Doors open for lecture

6:30pm- Lecture begins (60 minutes)


About Cheyney McKnight
Cheyney McKnight is a Living Historian and Independent Scholar who consults with and aids museums, historical sites, and historical societies in developing specialized programing about slavery and the African experience within 18th and 19th century America.

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