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An American Story: Gowan Pamphlet

An American Story: Gowan Pamphlet


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Meet one of America's unsung nation builders, Gowan Pamphlet, an enslaved man known locally as a popular preacher. He offers his perspective on slavery and religion, and the "revolutionary" ideals of freedom and liberty. Join the conversation as he talks about the challenges of living in Williamsburg as the future of its citizens, both enslaved and free, is reshaped by the political and social events of the day.