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Special Interest Feature: Dred Scott Immortalized By Missouri Artist Sculptor, E.S. Schubert

We believe this dedication is deserving of all the attention that can be given. Again, it is with sincere gratitude offered to Missouri Artist/Sculptor, E.S. Schubert for immortalizing Dred Scott with your work. Thank you.This portrait of Civil Rights Icon, Dred Scott was originally commissioned for the Hall of Famous Missourians. The first of the edition resides in the Missouri Capitol Building in Jefferson City, Missouri. This sculpture was dedicated 1 month before the dedication of a sculpture of Dred and Harriet Scott outside of The Old Courthouse in St. Louis, MO, making it the first known monumental sculpture of Dred Scott.

 

Content source: E.S. Schubert Sculpture Studios

Dred Scott Reconciliation Conference 10th Anniversary

A benefit gala at Frontenac Hilton Hotel in Frontenac, MO

On December 2nd – 3rd, 2016 the Dred Scott Heritage Foundation held its Dred Scott Reconciliation Conference at the Frontenac Hilton Hotel’s Clayton Room.  This celebration and conference marked its 10th Anniversary.

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Photo source: B. Webster for Blacktie-Missouri

Reconciliation Forum

6th Annual Dred Scott Reconciliation Forum

Marshfield, MO
April 29, 2016

Thomas Jefferson’s 9th generation grandson, Shannon Lanier, joined Lynne as they reviewed some of the 10 years of reconciliation activities.  Among the guest at the 11th annual Cherry Blossom Festival was a living DAUGHTER Ira, Gray Jordan, of a Civil War Veteran.  That’s right….. 91 years old, her father had her when he was 82 and she reminisced about her father’s days in the civil war before his death when she was almost 9 years old.


Subject reference sources:

https://www.google.com/search?q=Shannon+Lanier+Thomas+Jefferson&biw=2363&bih=1349&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjAmNOdtK7SAhVi0YMKHWbHCjMQ_AUIBygA&dpr=1.82

https://shanephipps.com/2016/01/19/thomas-jefferson-perplexing-paradoxical-patriarch-or-aint-that-america/

https://shanephipps.com/2017/02/04/dealing-with-demons-at-monticello/

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