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Fugitive Slave Chapel in 1926

London's Fugitive Slave Chapel

by George McNeish

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August 2, 2014 1 p.m.

Free Movie

12 Years a Slave

The Fugitive Slave Chapel Preservation Project in conjunction with the London Public Library screened an international award-winning feature film.

To celebrate the abolition of slavery in the British Empire on August 1, 1834 we screened the 2014 international award-winning feature film based on the 1853 memoir of Solomon Northup, an educated and accomplished free black man who was kidnapped and forced into slavery for twelve years.

A chance to discuss the movie followed. This was a free drop in event at the