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Meet Poet Phillis Wheatley

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Meet Poet Phillis Wheatley

Imagine traveling back in time to the 1770s and meeting African-American poet Phillis Wheatley in Old South Meeting House, where she attended church! Phillis Wheatley, portrayed by a Freedom Trail Foundation Player® dressed in full 18th-century costume, will answer your questions about her life as a writer and experiences as an enslaved woman in colonial Boston.