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The Incredible Life of John B. Jones

The Incredible Life of John B. Jones


Follow the amazing journey of John B. Jones, born into slavery, who as a young man sought his way to freedom and served the nation and the community. His inspirational story is discovered through original documents and photographs providing a glimpse into his life as a sailor aboard the U.S.S. Roman, a musician in the U.S.C.T., and the Old Point Comfort's longest-serving lighthouse keeper.

  • Date: Thursday, February 2, 1 PM ET

  • Target Audience: Grades K-6

  • Length: 45 minutes

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