Book Club Meets at Fraunces Tavern Museum

Book Club Meeting 

Tuesday, July 24, 6:00pm

The Fearless Benjamin Lay: The Quaker Dwarf Who Became

the First Revolutionary Abolitionist 

by Marcus Rediker

Davis Flag Gallery
(Doors open at 5:30pm)

In this little-known story, renowned historian Marcus Rediker chronicles the life of of an eighteenth-century Quaker dwarf who fiercely attacked slavery and demanded the total and unconditional emancipation of all enslaved Africans around the world.

Join Museum Executive Director Jessica B. Phillips in exploring how Rediker resurrects a visionary whose innovative approach to activism transforms how we consider the past and how we might imagine the future.


Love reading the latest book on American history? 
These casual and insightful meetings discuss classic themes, the narrative of history, and all things related to the American Revolutionary era. 

Everyone is welcome to join! Annual Club membership is $15. 

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