Their Lives Mattered and so did They

Their Lives Mattered and so did They

“Do you know descendants of slave owners who are proud that their Ancestors owned slaves?” From the mouth of a 7th grader, this question was quite profound. Yet profound, I had to give her an answer as we stood in the Hugh Craft slave quarters in Holly Springs,...
Georgia, Slave Cabins and Garden Clubs

Georgia, Slave Cabins and Garden Clubs

Five stays into the 2015 Slave Dwelling Project season and I had not yet added a new extant structure to the portfolio. I did spend a night at an archaeological dig site at Hampton Plantation in Charleston County, South Carolina but I slept in a tent because there was...

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