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R-MC Professor of History, Dr. Alphine Jefferson, will talk about the Boydton Institute. After R-MC moved to Ashland in 1868, the original R-MC building in Boydton, VA, was dormant. In 1878, the property was purchased and became the Boydton Institute to train African-American preachers and teachers. Dr. Jefferson will discuss the new college and some of its alumni. Sponsored by the Ashland Museum and the Ashland Library. Free and open to the public.