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From Tragedy to Triumph: The Martha Ann Fields Story

September 13, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Experience the story of Martha Ann Fields, an enslaved cook, and one of Virginia’s unsung heroes, who escaped and set out on an arduous journey seeking freedom for herself and eight children at Fort Monroe.
The celebrated award-winning Djelimusa (African storyteller) and Historical Interpreter, Valerie Davis, captures the physical, historical, and spiritual essence of this formerly enslaved woman from the Nutshell Plantation in Hanover County as she reveals this true story of love, longing, faith, betrayal, and courage.


Hampton History Museum
120 Old Hampton Lane
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
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