The New Castle Court House Museum


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Delaware’s first courthouse, now the New Castle Court House Museum, hosted the infamous trials of abolitionists Thomas Garrett and John Hunn and oversaw Neil v. Delaware, the eventual Supreme Court case on fair jury representation. Join us for a discussion of Garrett’s contributions to Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the true nature of Neil’s indictment with historians Cynthia Snyder and Nicole Worthley.

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