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Civil War carpet

Civil War Gallery

The carpet in our Civil War gallery was custom-made to resemble the carpet one might have seen in an 1860s-era home.

The Middle Passage: 1699

Date: May, 6th 2013 10:30 am - 10:45 am

Taken from the memoir of James Barbot, the part-owner and “supercargo” of the slave ship The Albion-Frigate, this is an account of the harrowing “middle passage.” It is also a frank look at the slave trade of the late 17th and early 18th centuries.*****

Location
1st Floor Theater