Slavery in Delaware

Slavery in Delaware

My sleepover at Dickinson Plantation in Dover, Delaware had a lot of moving parts. I first visited Dickinson Plantation two years ago with staff members of Cliveden in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. On that visit, the site manager of Dickinson and I made a verbal...
Slavery In Wisconsin

Slavery In Wisconsin

Some relationships keep on growing. Chris Lese is a history teacher at Marquette University High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I met Chris in 2012 at a Civil War conference at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. At that point, the Slave Dwelling Project...
Tampering With Comfort Zones

Tampering With Comfort Zones

I had seen her kind before, young, energetic, enthusiastic with the penchant do the right thing only to go back to sell the idea of the Slave Dwelling Project to a board of directors whose interest is to maintain the status quo. Fairleigh Jackson is the Executive...
I WONDER WHAT THEY WERE THINKING

I WONDER WHAT THEY WERE THINKING

In 2016, the Slave Dwelling Project was awarded a grant from the South Carolina Humanities Council to conduct living history programs at four sites throughout the state. More specifically, the grant enabled us to assemble a cast of African American living historians...
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...

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