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Colonel Ashley House

August 2019

Mumbet Walk to Freedom

August 25, 2019

The Mumbet Walk to Freedom will be held Sunday, August 25, 2019, beginning at the Colonel Ashley House, 117 Cooper Hill Road, Sheffield, MA and ending at the Sedgwick House. The four mile walk follows the path of Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman who walked from the Ashley House where she was a slave to the Sedgwick House where she retained Theodore Sedgwick to help earn her freedom from slavery. The walk is free, but attendees are encouraged to fundraise in advance…

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