Slave rescue of 1858 celebrated in play


Tamora Lupton Wilkinson as Cecilia Scott, wife of rescuer John Scott, and Juliette Brima as Delilah Evans Copeland, sister of rescuers Henry and Wilson Bruce Evans. Copeland’s son, John Copeland Jr., took part in John Brown’s Harper’s Ferry raid in Virginia in 1859 that triggered the Civil War. He was captured, convicted, and hung later that year.


Tamora Lupton Wilkinson as Cecilia Scott, wife of rescuer John Scott, and Juliette Brima as Delilah Evans Copeland, sister of rescuers Henry and Wilson Bruce Evans. Copeland’s son, John Copeland Jr., took part in John Brown’s Harper’s Ferry raid in Virginia in 1859 that triggered the Civil War. He was captured, convicted, and hung later that year.

Tamora Lupton Wilkinson as Cecilia Scott, wife of rescuer John Scott, and Juliette Brima as Delilah Evans Copeland, sister of rescuers Henry and Wilson Bruce Evans. Copeland’s son, John Copeland Jr., took part in John Brown’s Harper’s Ferry raid in Virginia in 1859 that triggered the Civil War. He was captured, convicted, and hung later that year.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2016/10/web1_OberlinRescue3-1.jpegTamora Lupton Wilkinson as Cecilia Scott, wife of rescuer John Scott, and Juliette Brima as Delilah Evans Copeland, sister of rescuers Henry and Wilson Bruce Evans. Copeland’s son, John Copeland Jr., took part in John Brown’s Harper’s Ferry raid in Virginia in 1859 that triggered the Civil War. He was captured, convicted, and hung later that year.

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