Purchased Lives: The Olivo Family of False River
Event Date: November 18th, 2017
Pointe Coupee Parish Library
201 Claiborne Street
New Roads, LA 70760
The final program of "Purchased Lives" (which examines the period between America’s 1808 abolition of the international slave trade and the end of the Civil War) will feature the poignant history of the Olivo family, who were abducted from their homes at False River and sold into enslavement in the 1850s.
***The presentation is FREE and the public is encouraged to attend***