Transatlantic Ties: the links between America and West Sussex

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Start time: 19:00

End time: 20:00

Event Short Description

Learn about the many historic links through fascinating documents at West Sussex Record Office

Event Information

Transatlantic Ties Project Manager Jo McConville explores intriguing connections between our county and America, illustrated by original documents at West Sussex Record Office. Themes include settlers in the 17th century and later emigration, slavery and the slave trade, travel diaries, Civil War and famous people. There will be a chance to see the Sussex version of the Declaration of Independence, viewed by royalty and the President of the United States. The talk will last around an hour, with an opportunity to ask questions via the chat box.

Admission Details

Adult: £5

Child: £5

Child Age Limit:

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Organiser Details

Name: Matthew Jones

Telephone: 01243 753602



Venue Details

Online - Platform Zoom webinar [no software required]

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