Runaway slaves who came into Union lines were called contraband, or enemy property confiscated by the Union Army. Step back to the tense times when the lives of these freedom seekers were in limbo.
The concert commemorates Don Redman, the internationally acclaimed and influential 1920 graduate of Storer College, and honors living legends of jazz. The concert features 2018 Honorees, Billy Hart and Bobby Watson, along with the Howard Burns Quartet. The program also features music by the 2018 Don Redman Next Generation Jazz Scholars.
Special exhibits and programs highlight the establishment and technology of the Harpers Ferry Armory.