October 22, 2017 – Royalty, Loyalty, and Survival: A story of faith, hope and love
Angela Matthews, Worship Leader
From the bakery of a former enslaved man to the stature of royalty and the eloquent petition for
emancipation, Portsmouth’s earliest African colonists brought knowledge across the Middle
Passage that benefited the owning class, and, ultimately on gaining their freedom, themselves.
Meet the characters who lived and worked in New Hampshire in its earliest colonial
centuries and hear how they made themselves invaluable for their skills, intelligence, and determination.