Enslaved Peoples’ Homes at Evergreen and Stagville Plantations

I am posting a project I completed based on my study of the enslaved peoples’ homes at Evergreen and Stagville plantations.  As you will see, there is linked at the beginning an exhibit hosted Omeka, so that you can see photographs of primary evidence to bolster the written component below.  As always, let me know your thoughts and let’s have a discussion! Continue reading “Enslaved Peoples’ Homes at Evergreen and Stagville Plantations”


Henry was one of the two listed carpenters at The Hermitage.  While it may forever be incomplete, his story is a fascinating one, and like Ned Davis, the other carpenter from Andrew Jackson’s plantation, Henry gives us an insight into the human side of the system of enslavement. Continue reading “Henry”