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Slavery in Platteville, Part 2: The Rountree Family

The second in a series of three presentations by historian James B. Hibbard regarding slavery in Platteville. This presentation will chronicle Platteville founder John H. Rountree’s ownership of slaves. It will look in depth at the circumstances surrounding Rountree’s slave ownership, his treatment of them, especially “Sister Rachel,” and how he eventually became an antislavery …

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Friends Annual Meeting & Program: Slavery in Platteville, Part 3

Online Event

The Friends of The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums invite you to their Annual Meeting on November 7th at 4 p.m. The meeting will start with the final lecture in a three-part series by Historian James B. Hibbard and continue with a presentation of the major accomplishments of 2020 and exciting plans for 2021. For the health …

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The Museums are closed for the tour season. Cultural programs and special events are offered year-round, go to our Events page for more information. The Museum will open for tours in May 2021. 

 

In Season: May - October | Tuesday-Saturday | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Off Season: November - April | Closed

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