Monthly Archives: March 2015

When Freedom Came to Limerick Plantation

The author Ed Ball wrote an essay in the New York Times to commemorate and muse over the memory of the Sesquicentennial of emancipation on his family’s rice plantation, Limerick.

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Hampton Plantation Excavation Project

Excavation efforts to reveal more about the lives of slaves on Hampton Plantation have resumed. The multi-year archeological effort has focused in the slave village of the state park. Hampton is famous in part due to the writings of Archibald … Continue reading

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