Meet Abby Kelley Foster’s Family at Liberty Farm

Next Thursday, May 19, the Worcester Women’s History Project will be sponsoring a program at Liberty Farm, the former home of Abby “Ahead of her time” Kelley and Stephen Foster:

Meet Abby Kelley Foster’s Family at Liberty Farm
Thursday, May 19, 2011, 5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Liberty Farm
116 Mower St, Worcester, MA 01602
Come to Liberty Farm, a National Historic Landmark, home of Worcester’s radical abolitionists Abby Kelley Foster, Stephen Foster and daughter Alla. Meet the Fosters portrayed by the Lydick family, tour their home, hear National Park Head Ranger Chuck Arning talk about the Underground Railroad, and hear Mum Bett, a female slave, tell how she won her freedom. We’re celebrating Alla’s 164th birthday, too! Children’s activities: quilling, stitching a quilt square, 19th century children’s toys.
(Rain date May 20; message will be on recorder at 508-767-1852.)

Also of interest to you Abby diehards — the Boston Public Library has scans of a letter from AKF to Anne Warren Weston on Flickr (pages 1, 2, 3)

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