Honor Juneteenth by joining the Accokeek Foundation’s interpretation team for a special virtual “Journey to Freedom Tour.” This Friday, you’ll step through time and see how life changed in Maryland when slavery was abolished in 1865.
This virtual tour includes a Museum Theater presentation followed by a live Q&A with Interpretation Coordinator, Shemika Berry.
Interpretation Coordinator Shemika Berry has portrayed Cate Sharper at the National Colonial Farm for several years. She has presented first person historical interpretation at local schools for over 15 years for Black History Month and other special events. She was a featured actor in “The Choice” about the enslaved people of Sotterley Plantation in St. Mary’s County during the War of 1812.