• December 30, 2021 07:00 pm - December 30, 2021 08:00 pm
  • 1483 Duane Street, Astoria, OR 97103
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“Thursday Night Talks” Brother Jonathan in Black History – Dec. 30


  • Fort George Brewery and Public House
  • https://fortgeorgebrewery.com/event/bonus-thursday-talk-brother-jonathan-steamships-freedom-and-black-immigration/

Fort George Brewery and Public House host Oregon Black Pioneers in Astoria on Thu. December, 30 for its weekly Thursday Night Talks.

Oregon Black Pioneers Executive Director Zachary Stocks will present “Brother Jonathan: Steamships, Freedom, and Black Immigration”. Before she became Oregon’s most famous shipwreck, the steamship Brother Jonathan was a symbol of freedom for Black communities on the West Coast. Brother Jonathan, and other steamers, played a role in the West Coast’s Underground Railroad, and ferried hundreds of Black freedom seekers from San Francisco and Portland to Victoria, BC in the 1850s.

Location : Fort George Brewery and Public House’s Lovell Showroom. 1483 Duane Street, Astoria, OR 97103
Time: Thursday, December 30th; 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cost: Free

Event also available to stream online at Fort George’s Facebook page. More event information here.