Thursday, October 27, 2011

Underground RailRoad at SRAC Tuesday, Nov. 1

 The Stage is Being Set for  Night to Remember...

"$150 REWARD. Run away from the subscriber, on Sunday night, 27th inst., my NEGRO GIRL, Lear Green, about 18 years of age, black complexion, round-featured, good-looking and ordinary size; she had on and with her when she left, a tan-colored silk bonnet, a dark plaid silk dress, a light mouslin delaine, also one watered silk cape and one tan colored cape..."

Lear Green would spend the last three years of her life in freedom in Elmira, NY.

Using actual historic records, teaching artist Vicie Rolling of "FRAMING THE PAST STORYTELLNG" will present "Lear Green" a young girl's story of growing up a slave and finding new hope through the underground railroad and freedom in Elmira, NY at the Susquehanna River Archaeolocial Center (SRAC) at 345 Broad Street, Waverly, NY on Tuesday, November 1st, from 6:30 – 7:30pm.

In over 38 years of teaching and performing Rolling has crafted a unique set of skills. These skills brought to workshops; readings and one woman show formats make stories come alive! Originally from New Jersey, Vicie lives in upstate New York. She has appeared regularly as a Motivational Speaker for regional and national conferences. Her One-Woman Shows have been staged at major fortune 500 companies as special events.

An admission donation of $6 for adults, $4 for SRAC members is requested, students attend for free. Free admission to the SRAC exhibit hall is included in this donation. For more information, visit , email, or call the Center at 607-565-7960.

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