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Sharpshooter

Daniel Boone's rifle was given the nickname the "Ticklicker" because it was said that he could shoot the tick off of a bear's nose.

The Middle Passage: 1699

Date: May, 23rd 2013 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm

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
Great Hall Stage