The Declaration of Independence asserts that ‘all men are created equal’ and are endowed with certain unalienable rights - ‘life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness’. When those words were written, over 52 percent of Williamsburg’s population was enslaved. Experience this museum theatre exploration of African American perspectives on the Declaration, the revolutions it inspired, and the ongoing struggle for equality and freedom in America.
Dates & Times
Visit a Nation Builder
Step into the past with a Nation Builder and learn about their contribution to the founding of our nation.
Visit a Nation Builder- Ann Wager
Step into the past with Ann Wager, Educator of free and enslaved children.
Visit a Nation Builder- James Madison
Step into the past with James Madison, Scholar Statesman.