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February 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
“Woodlawn Manor of Sandy Spring: An Intersection of Quakers, Enslaved, and Freedom Seekers” is the topic of this FREE Tuesday Talk at the Montgomery County Historical Society. Join presenter Mark Thorne for a historic look at Woodlawn Manor plantation in Sandy Spring. The story traces the ownership of the property from Dr. William Palmer, the Quaker doctor that oversaw the plantation to its greatest expanse to the property becoming a public park that features the Woodlawn Museum. The museum highlights the area’s agriculture landscape, the Underground Railroad and the Quaker experience in Montgomery County, revealed through the lives of the Woodlawn’s residents the Palmer Family and enslaved laborers.