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The Forgotten Story of Moses Roper: From North Florida

Port St Joe - Corinne Costin Gibson Memorial Public Library 110 Library Drive, Port St. Joe, FL, United States

Apalachicola Mainstreet and the Port St Joe - Corinne Costin Gibson Memorial Public Library are hosting a lecture on the life of abolitionist, author and orator Moses Roper in complement to the exhibition "Journey to Freedom: The Odyssey of Abolitionist Moses Roper." Roper escaped from slavery and later published a memoir called "Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper from American Slaver" (1838). Roper's life and legacy are

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