Mount Vernon Genealogical Features Author Ric Murphy

February 16, 1-2:30 pm. Virtual (Zoom) Genealogy Program. Award winning writer and educator, Ric Murphy, discusses his recent book, Section 27 and Freedman’s Village in Arlington National Cemetery, at Mount Vernon Genealogical Society’s February meeting.

Murphy is the National Vice President for History for the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society. His recent book explores how Arlington House, a slave plantation and home of Robert E. Lee, became a military camp for Federal troops, a freedmen’s village and farm, and America’s most important burial ground.

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