History Makers or Sometimes I Get Distracted

History Makers or Sometimes I Get Distracted

Seven years ago when I started the Slave Dwelling Project, I was persuaded to write blogs by a coworker when we both worked for the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Her compelling reasoning was that it would be my way to document each and every sleepover. I...
The Slave Dwelling Project 2017

The Slave Dwelling Project 2017

After six years of existence, the mission of the Slave Dwelling Project is evolving therefore, board members of the Project are in the process of contemplating internally how we must proceed into the future. We are working with professional fundraisers and partners to...
The Dirt on President James Madison

The Dirt on President James Madison

Once upon a time, the powers that was made it a criminal act for the enslaved Ancestors to be educated. To that end, the history of African Americans has been stifled and we have been playing catchup ever since. Historians, genealogist and archivists are assisting in...
When Slave Cabins Don’t Exist

When Slave Cabins Don’t Exist

It is always my desire to sleep in places where slave dwellings are extant. That opportunity does not always present itself, yet all efforts that interpret the existence of the enslaved Ancestors should be rewarded. My opportunity to spend a night on Edisto Island,...

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