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National Abolition Hall of Fame & Museum 2022 Inductions

This article originally appeared on the National Abolition Hall of Fame & Museum website. 

Robert Everett, Calvin Fairbank, and Stephen Myers will be inducted into the National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum (NAHOF) in Peterboro NY on Saturday, October 22, 2022. NAHOF is pleased that this Induction weekend will go forward after being postponed twice due to Covid.

The weekend begins Friday, October 21 at 7 pm with a Musical Tribute to Rev. Robert Everett with Welsh music and Everett poetry readings. On Saturday morning October 22 at 10 o’clock there will be a guided tour of the Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark. At 11 o’clock the Hall of Fame and Museum will open, followed at 12:30 by the Annual Meeting of Members of NAHOF.

The Abolition Symposia begins at 1:30 pm with a presentation on Everett, followed by the Fairbank presentation at 2:30 pm, and Stephen Myers presentation at 3:30 pm. At 5 pm the Peterboro United Methodist Church will serve a 19th C. Antislavery Box Dinner planned to be prepared in case of corona virus spikes. At 7 pm the nominators of the inductees will publicly nominate each inductee with seconds accepted from the banner sponsors. Upon voting approval from the audience, the Hall of Fame Banners will be unveiled for each new inductee. Read more...