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Date:
July 12, 2019
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Colonies RV Park at Fort Monroe
Address:
501 Fenwick Rd
Shelter No. 5

Hampton, VA 23651
Cost:
Free
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Campfire Talk: Dred Scott Decision

Friday, July 12, 2019

Learn about Dred Scott and his unsuccessful efforts to sue for freedom that culminated in the United States Supreme Court case of Scott v. Sandford. Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes would state that this decision was the court’s "greatest self-inflicted wound." Head to Fort Monroe for the Campfire Talks series at the RV Park on Fridays through the summer.