Tag: General Lee

African Americans at Dabbs

Discover the many roles African Americans played in the 150+ year history of the Dabbs House. Learn about the Dabbs’ family slaves and Perry Parks, the enslaved valet of General Lee. Meet an African  American Civil War soldier, who will share his role in the Battle of New Market Heights. Hear about how the county […] Continue reading African Americans at Dabbs

Life at Lee’s Headquarters

General Lee
The Dabbs House served as General Robert E. Lee’s headquarters during the summer of 1862. Meet the General and one of his staff at the historic house to learn a little more about the man and his relationship with those around him including his enslaved body servant, Perry Parks. Crafts include making a flag and […] Continue reading Life at Lee’s Headquarters

African Americans at Dabbs

All ages. Discover the many roles African Americans played in the 150+ year history of Dabbs House. Learn the latest information discovered during four separate 15 minute presentations. Learn about the Dabbs’ family slaves, Perry Parks, the enslaved valet of General Lee, and the residents of the almshouse. Meet an African American Civil War soldier, […] Continue reading African Americans at Dabbs
 
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