Introducing Quokko, An Enslaved Person's Journey Through Revolutionary Times

Sunday, February 12 • 1:30 p.m.

Speaker- Amy Vacchio

Join historian and Rock Hall Director Amy Vacchio as she traces the elusive story of an African American from Newport, Rhode Island to Rock Hall. Quokko was enslaved by the Banister Family and then later came to Rock Hall when Thomas Banister married Rachel Martin. Vacchio will explore Quokko’s journey and discuss what is known about the lives of the other sixteen enslaved individuals of Rock Hall.

Fee: $10; $8 seniors. Space limited. Reservations required.