When Charles Carroll, one of the wealthiest men in Maryland, died in 1832, he willed his sprawling estate near Ellicott City to his grandson. Amid the turmoil in the transition, a young enslaved man named Moses Addison saw a chance to escape. What happened to Moses? Our guest is researcher and artist Jonathan Carroll.
You can learn more at a brown bag lunch event on Wednesday at Homewood Museum. Details here. See art by Jonathan Carroll, inspired by his research, at Brick Rose Gallery on February 5 and 8. Also, in celebration of Black History Month, admission to Homewood Museum is free in February.