Guest Post: The Slave Dwelling Project Comes to St. Mary’s City!

Posted by on Sep 19, 2013 in Events, Guest Post, Preservation | No Comments
Guest Post: The Slave Dwelling Project Comes to St. Mary’s City!

This Sunday, Joseph McGill will be visiting Historic St. Mary’s City to spend the night at the Duplex Quarter, and give a public lecture the following evening at the Visitor Center. All are welcome to the programs to visit the quarter, receive tours, spend the night with us, learn about its history, and hear about […]

Landscapes of Slavery and Freedom at the Wye House Plantation

Posted by on Mar 13, 2013 in Archaeology, Guest Post, History | No Comments
Landscapes of Slavery and Freedom at the Wye House Plantation

Archaeologists and historians throughout the United States conduct research about the transition from slavery to freedom.¬†Occasionally, we will be featuring guest posts from these researchers to demonstrate ways that these transitions occurred throughout the country. This post was written by Beth Pruitt, a graduate student at the University of Maryland. She works with Archaeology in […]

Understanding an African American Community in Gloucester County, Virginia

Understanding an African American Community in Gloucester County, Virginia

Archaeologists and historians throughout the United States conduct research about the transition from slavery to freedom.¬†Occasionally, we will be featuring a guest post from these researchers to demonstrate the ways that this transition was experienced by African Americans throughout the country. This post is written by David Brown and Thane Harpol, co-directors of the Fairfield […]