Carolina Bay at Autumn Hall: Cape Fear Literacy Council’s Path to Freedom

Carolina Bay was honored to host the Cape Fear Literacy Council’s dress rehearsal performance of the “Path To Freedom” on June 17th.  A cast of 11 gave a readers’ theater presentation of the relationship between George Washington and his slave William (Billy) Lee, whom most of us have seen depicted in a famous painting of their crossing the Delaware during the American Revolution.   The compelling story of how Lee finally gained his freedom was told from the slave’s point of view.

Published July 2019.

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