Artifact Feature: Portrait of Ann-Elizabeth Fossett

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ANN-ELIZABETH FOSSETT ISAACS (1812-1902)
Ann-Elizabeth Fossett was the daughter of Joseph Fossett, an enslaved blacksmith, and Edith Hern Fossett, an enslaved cook at Monticello

Ride DART to the “Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty” exhibit at the African American Museum through Dec. 31 and explore artifacts highlighting the issue of slavery and the lives of enslaved families and their descendants.

The African American Museum stays open Sunday through Friday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. You can purchase your tickets and learn more about the “Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty” exhibit at visitdallas.com.

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