The Locally Owned Voice of the Capital Region

Historian to discuss life of local blacks in early days

Sunday, February 10, 2013
Text Size: A | A

With the help of a black barber named Richard P.G. Wright, Charles Nelson, a 15-year-old slave, dared to become a free man. Local historian Marsha Mortimore will discuss how Wright spent much of his time from the 1820s through the 1840s at the Lally Mohawk Room as part of Schenectady County Community College’s celebration of Black History Month....

Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.
If you are a current print subscribers and would like access to our complete online edition CLICK HERE.
For new online-only & print/online combo subscriptions CLICK HERE.
Stories can also be purchased from our archives for $2.00 per article.
CLICK HERE to search our archives.

CLICK HERE to login to dailygazette.com.
 

columnists & blogs


Log into Dailygazette.com

Forgot Password?

Subscribe

Username:
Password: