FREEDOM DAY CELEBRATION HONORS HILTON HEAD ISLAND'S FIRST FAMILIES

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Location:  Mitchelville Freedom Park

Mitchelville Freedom Park 226 Beach City rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928

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: Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park in partnership with Lowcountry Gullah will premier “Freedom Day: Exploring the Families of Historic Mitchelville” an epic documentary that will explore the journey to freedom through the stories and conversations of the descendants of the way makers in Mitchelville. On this journey, you will meet the Aiken, Brown, Burke, Jones, and Lawyer families that have called Hilton Head Island for nearly 200 years. In addition to those families, you will find out how Harriet Tubman and the American Red Cross’s Clara Barton contributed to the success of Historic Mitchelville. The premier will be Monday, February 1, 2021 at 12:00 PM on exploremitchelville.org

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