The Fry Family: Black Pioneers of Gouverneur
Talk given by Bryan Thompson, DeKalb, NY Historian. September 23, 2021 at the Gouverneur Community Center.
The Fry family lived in Gouverneur for over 60 years. Who was Flora Fry?
Why was she given a Gerritt Smith land grant when women in New York State would not be able to vote until 1918?
What became of her four children raised in Gouverneur?
Learn about an unrecognized black civil war veteran from Gouverneur.