june, 2021

19jun3:30 pmConcord Schoolhouse & Upper Burying Ground: Slave Narratives

Event Details

For the 2021 Juneteenth Festival, The Johnson House and the Concord School House and Upper Burying Ground of Germantown present:

THE SLAVE NARRATIVES: 400 Years of Resilience

Saturday, June 19, 2021. Performance times: 2:30pm, 3:30pm.

Performance length: approximately 45 minutes.

Grounded Theatre Company will present a site specific performance of The Slave Narratives. Based on interviews of formerly enslaved people gathered during the 1930s, the play provides a window into their lives during and after slavery.

Tickets are free. Register here.


(Saturday) 3:30 pm


Concord School House and Upper Burying Ground

6309 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19144


Concord School House and Upper Burying GroundEstablished in 1693, the Upper Burying Ground is one of the two oldest cemeteries in Germantown and one of the oldest in the Philadelphia region. The Concord School House, built in 1775 and expanded in 1818, is an intact nineteenth-century schoolroom which occupies a corner of the Burying Ground.info@concordschoolhouse.org 6309 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19144

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