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Hand of Freedom: The Life and Legacy of the Plummer Family Hand of Freedom: The Life and Legacy of the Plummer Family
February 23, 2015 – December 27, 2015

This exhibit looks at the life and legacy of the Plummer family in Prince Georges County, Maryland in the 19th century. Adam Francis Plummer (1819 - December 13, 1905), enslaved on George Calvert’s Riversdale plantation, began to keep a diary in 1841 and maintained it for over sixty years.

Anacostia Community Museum
How the Civil War Changed Washington How the Civil War Changed Washington
February 2, 2015 – November 15, 2015

This exhibition examines the social and spatial impact of the Civil War on Washington, DC and the resulting dramatic changes in social mores, and in the size and ethnic composition of the city’s population.

Anacostia Community Museum
Separate and Unequaled: Black Baseball in the District of Columbia Separate and Unequaled: Black Baseball in the District of Columbia
November 10, 2008 – Indefinitely

This small exhibition provides an overview of the popularity of African American baseball teams played on segregated fields in Washington, D.C., from Reconstruction to the second half of the 20th century.

Anacostia Community Museum

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