“History Of The Bristol Slave Trade” Virtual Presentation

Posted by LindenPlace

In observance of Black History Month in February, Linden Place Museum in Bristol, R.I. will host a talk, held virtually, focused specifically on Bristol’s DeWolf Family and their involvement in the triangle slave trade. Featured in the PBS documentary film “Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North,” the DeWolf family in the 18th and early 19th centuries were once one of the largest and wealthiest slave traders in New England. The presentation, given by our longtime docent Phyllis Thibault, will take place on Wednesday, February 24 at 6:00 PM via Zoom. Phyllis will discuss the slave trade in-depth, centered around Bristol and Rhode Island’s lengthy and complex involvement. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, please call the Linden Place office at 253-0390 or e-mail jvelleca@lindenplace.org

Event Date
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Event time
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Cost / donation
free or a donation
Contact
Joe Velleca,
info@lindenplace.org
, 401-253-0390
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