The 1816 Farmington Meetinghouse in Farmington will host “Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: Poet, Activist, Reformer,” a program set for Sunday, September 26th, at Sonnenberg Gardens in Canandaigua, Ontario County, NY.
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was a household name in the nineteenth century. Born free in Baltimore, she was one of the first African American women to be published in the United States.
Marcia Robinson, Asst. Professor of Religion, Syracuse University will introduce this influential abolitionist, suffragist, poet, lecturer, and reformer who co-founded the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs. This program will begin at 2 pm.
This event is made possible with the support of Sonnenberg Gardens and a grant from Humanities New York.
Sonnenberg Gardens is located at 151 Charlotte Street, in Canandaigua, NY. For more information about this event visit the 1816 Farmington Meetinghouse website.