Tag: Gabriel Prosser
Join Fairfield Supervisor Frank Thornton on Saturday, April 25 at Spring Park for a trip back in time to the 1800s. Mr. Thornton will be giving a lecture about the historical significance of the Lakeside area and Gabriel Prosser. The event begins at 8:45 a.m. and is open to the public. Rain or shine, the […]
Ages 18+. The year was 1800. Gabriel, blacksmith and slave of Thomas Prosser, spearheaded an uprising that would have left hundreds dead in an effort to free all slaves. Walk around the farm to learn his story from living historians portraying Thomas Prosser and Pharoah Sheppard. Information: 501-2130.