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From Oxford Eagle, By Jack Mayfield
March 29, 2013

Ole Miss History class partners with the Burns Belfry

From Oxford Eagle
February 22, 2013


From Oxford Eagle, By Melanie Addington, Staff Writer
February 26, 2013

Burns Belfry gets bell back

From Oxford Eagle, by Alyssa Schnugg, Staff Writer
December 12, 2012

Burns-Belfry set to open in June

Burns-Belfry hosts series on emancipation

From Oxford Eagle, By Melanie Addington, Staff Writer
October 12, 2012
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Oxford Eagle, Sept 23 , 2013, Museum, Multicultural Center Opens

Oxford Eagle, Sept 23 , 2013, Burns-Belfry – what hopes, dreams can do

Oxford Eagle, Sept 20 , 2013, Restored Burns-Belfry debuts Saturday

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Burns-Belfry Emancipation Programs

Fall 2013

Please join us in observing the 150th anniversary year of Emancipation.

History to know:
January 1, 1863: The Emancipation Proclamation takes effect.

Three presentations on American slavery will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the newly restored and renovated Burns-Belfry.

“Slavery in Mississippi”

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens, Asst. Professor of History, University of Mississippi

“Slave Trade Operations in Ghana: Elmina and Cape Coast Castles”

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Mr. Hollis Crowder, Director of Project Africa, a medical & humanitarian mission

“Tracking Acts of Self-Emancipation through White Women’s Diaries & Letters”

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Dr. Alisea McLeod and Dr. Sharron Sarthou, Asst. Professors of English, Rust College

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This project has been funded in part by a grant from the Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation of the National Trust for Historic Preservation as awarded to the Oxford-Lafayette County Heritage Foundation

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