Slave Dwelling Project 2018 Schedule of Events

Be sure to check this schedule from time to time for updates.

2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: The Slave Dwelling Project is proud to present its 2018 schedule which adds the state of Florida to its portfolio of sleepover sites.  The schedule for sleeping in extant slave dwellings includes the northern states of Connecticut, Kansas, Minnesota, New York and Pennsylvania.  

The Fifth Annual Slave Dwelling Project Conference will be held at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

We hope that you can join us in some of these sleepovers and events in 2018.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

Overnight stays and public programs scheduled for 2018:

Daniel Island Historical Society, Daniel Island, SC Lecture – open Tue., Jan 16
Sun City Carolina Lakes, Indian Lane, SC Lecture – open Thur., Feb 5
Conference, Orange County, VA By invitation Sat, Feb 10 – 11
Slave Dwelling Project Live Stream, Charleston, SC Live Stream Thur., Feb 15
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, Charleston, SC

Sign up to join the sleepover.

[WILL ADD LINK TO REGISTRATION]

Sleepover Thur., Feb 15
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, Charleston, SC

http://www.magnoliaplantation.com/

Living history – open to public, 

no admission charge

Fri, Feb 16
Edisto Island Museum, Edisto Island, SC

Email to inquire about overnight space:

slavedwellingproject@gmail.com

Capacity extremely limited

Sleepover / lecture Thu, Feb 22
Hampton Plantation, Charleston County, SC Living history

Sleepover – by invitation

Sat., Feb 24

Feb 24 – 25

Old Charleston Jail, Charleston, SC

Sign up to join the sleepover.

[WILL ADD LINK TO REGISTRATION]

Sleepover 

Presentations – open to public

Sun, Mar 4 – 5

Mon, Mar 5

Silver Bluff, Aiken County, SC Sleepover / living history Fri, Mar 16 – 17
Historic Arkansas Museum, Little Rock, Arkansas

http://www.historicarkansas.org/

Registration link pending.

Sleepovers / living history Fri, Mar 23 – 25
Fresh Future Farm, North Charleston, SC Living history – open to public Fri, April 6
Museum Association of New York

See website for details http://www.manyonline.org/

Conference Sun, Apr 8 – 10
Rowan Oak, Oxford, MS By invitation Tue, Apr 17 – 19
Behind the Big House Tour, Holly Springs, MS

Email to inquire about overnight space: slavedwellingproject@gmail.com

Capacity limited

Sleepovers / lectures Thu Apr 19 – 21
Jewish Historical Society of Charleston,
College of Charleston/CLAW, African American Studies,
and ASALH, Charleston, SC

See website for details & registration:  http://jhssc.org/events/upcoming/

Conference Sat, Apr 28 – 29
Walkertown High School, NC School event – closed Fri, May 4 – 6
Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY

Contact the site for information:  https://www.huguenotstreet.org/

Sleepover / lectures Fri, May 11 – 13
Florida Preservation Conference / Kingsley Plantation, Jacksonville, FL Sleepover / conference / lectures Wed, May 16 – 20
Marquette University High School, WI School field trip – private Mon, May 25 – 31
Columbia, Lancaster County, PA Sleepover / tour / lectures Fri., Jun 1 – 2
Joshua Hempstead House, New London, CT

For more information, see the website: https://www.huguenotstreet.org/

Sleepover / lecture Fri, Jun 8 – 9
Heyward Washington / Garvey Houses, Bluffton, SC Sleepovers / lecture Fri, Jun 17 – 19
Montpelier, Orange County, VA

Email to inquire about overnight space: slavedwellingproject@gmail.com

Capacity limited

Sleepover / living history Fri, Jun 29 – 30
MESDA – conference field trip Conference group – closed Mon, Jul 2- 3 
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, Charleston, SC

Sign up to join the sleepover. [WILL ADD LINK TO REGISTRATION]

Sleepover / living history Fri, Jul 6 – 7
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Private group – closed Fri, Jul 13 – 15 
Jamestown Family Reunion, Florence, SC  Living history day – open to public  Sat, Jul 28 
Fort Snelling, St. Paul, MN  Sleepover  Sat, Aug 4 – 5 
Historic Charleston Foundation, Charleston, SC

For more information, see website: https://www.historiccharleston.org/ 

Lecture  Thu, Aug 23 
Montpelier, Orange County, VA  Cabin building – by invitation  Mon, Aug 27 – 31 
Beyond the Big House, Charleston, SC

Ticketed event, more info TBD

Tour / sleepover  

Art exhibit / performance

Fri., Sep 14 – 15
African American Genealogical Society, St. Louis, MO Sleepovers / living history /

Conference

Wed, Sep 18 – 22
American Association for State and Local History, Kansas City, MO

See AASLH website for details  http://about.aaslh.org/

Conference Wed, Sep 26 – 29
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, Charleston, SC

Sign up to join the sleepover. [WILL ADD LINK TO REGISTRATION]

Sleepover / living history Fri, Oct 5 – 6
5th Annual Slave Dwelling Project Conference 

at Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

Registration required – link available late spring

Conference/ sleepover / Field trip  Wed, Oct 24 – 28 
Sotterley Plantation, Hollywood, MD  Sleepover / lecture  Thu, Nov 1 – 2 
Underground RR, Magnolia Plantation, Charleston, SC  Living history / presentations  Sat. Nov 3 
Belle Grove Plantation, Middletown, VA  Sleepover / living history  Fri, Nov 9 – 10

Please contact us with questions, comments and suggested overnight stays.

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