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Governor’s Tree Lighting at the Capitol

JLMH staff and volunteers manned a Hands-on History booth at the Tree Lighting at the Capitol on Thursday, December 12. A fun time was had by all even though it was freezing cold that evening.

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Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…