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Spring Speaker Series in conjunction with the exhibit “Controversies” Virginia Dyer Vogt - Nineteenth-Century Morristown’s Most Heinous Crime

On Sunday May 4th Virginia Dyer Vogt continues the “Controversies” exhibit speaker series with a presentation, “Nineteenth-Century Morristown’s Most Heinous Crime”. Ten thousand watched Antoine LeBlanc’s gruesome punishment, but was justice served? In her book “Death By Moonlight”, Ms. Vogt used trial records and other historical documents to take a new look at the notorious capital punishment case featured in the “Controversies” exhibit— the1833 triple murder of Judge and Mrs. Samuel Sayre and their young slave Phebe.

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