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By Way of the Back Door: Daily Life of Enslaved People

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us each Saturday in February as we focus on the daily lives of enslaved people in the 18th and 19th centuries as part of Black History Month. Each weekend we will delve into different aspects of the lives of the enslaved including foodways, trades & skills, and art & cultural contributions. Timed tours discussing the history of the enslaved people at Historic Brattonsville will take place at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. each Saturday.

By Way of the Back Door is included in Historic Brattonsville’s general admission for Saturdays in February.
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  • Feb. 4: Daily Life of Enslaved People
    • Hair care and clothing
    • Food rations
    • Guided Tours at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.
  • Feb. 11: Foodways
    • Cooking for the planter class
    • Food rations of the enslaved population
    • Guided Tours at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.
  • Feb. 18: Trades and the Skilled Enslaved People
    • Woodworking
    • Blacksmithing
    • Guided Tours at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.
  • Feb. 25: Arts and Cultural Contributions
    • Storytelling
    • Toys & Games
    • Gospel Music Presentations
    • Guided Tours at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Details

Date:
February 4
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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