Saturday, April 01, 2023
Dakota County Historical Society
To preserve, interpret and promote the history of Dakota County.

Date: Friday, May 12, 2023
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Fees/RSVP: $20 per person, $15 for DCHS, MNHS & Friends of Sibley Site members
Location: Sibley Historic Site

Join the Dakota County Historical Society and the Sibley Historic Site for May's Mendota After Hours! 

This presentation will explore three related questions: (1) How did emancipation unfold as both a policy and a set of experiences during the Civil War? (2) What did Juneteenth mean as it occurred in the summer of 1865? (3) What has its meaning represented in the evolution of Civil War memory? Dr. David Williard is an Associate Professor at the University of St. Thomas and teaches courses on Modern United States, the Civil War era, Civil Rights, and Violence in American history. He is currently working on a book titled "Confederate Legacy: The Problem of Soldierhood in the Post Civil War South."

Space is limited, so please register below. This is being offered as an in-person event.

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