“Clark Mills and Philip Reed”

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Date(s) - 02/12/2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ketchum Hall, Veterans of Foreign Wars Building


Event Description
John Philip Colletta, Ph.D. will present “Clark Mills and Philip Reed: The Relationship that Produced the Statue of Freedom.” During the talk, he will discuss the birthplace and probable parentage of Philip Reed, Clark Mills’s enslaved assistant who helped him cast the statue of Freedom on the U.S. Capitol Dome, and the origin, development, termination, and nature of the 23-year working relationship that existed between Philip Reed and Clark Mills.

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Pre-registration is requested. This event is free and open to the public.