Happenings

View from the Backstairs

When: Sat., Feb. 4, 12-5 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 5, 12-5 p.m. 2017

Like most southern households at the turn of the 20th century, nearly everyone employed by the Dooleys as butlers, maids, cooks and laundresses were African American. Discover the daily challenges of maintaining a millionaire’s home and lifestyle during the years 1893 to1925, as well as the challenges presented beyond the estate’s gates in the turbulent times of the Jim Crow South.

Price: $4-$7.

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