Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Historical Society will present “Yours for Humanity: Abby Kelley Foster” by Lynne McKenney Lydick Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. A program of the Worcester Women’s History Project, this inspiring one-woman play is based on the letters and speeches of Abby Kelley Foster, a radical abolitionist and women’s rights activist. Travel back to 1854 and enter Abby’s world – a tumultuous time when social and political differences divided the country. Hear Abby’s emotionally powerful orations against slavery and prejudice, which changed the hearts and minds of many. See how one person can effect extraordinary changes in society by sheer determination, perseverance, and hard work.
The Shrewsbury Historical Society is located at 17 Church Road. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Questions? Call Erik at 774-230-5826.
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Shrewsbury Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.