The Hermitage, Nashville, TN A postcard of Alfred's cabin with large trees and lush, green grass on the ground surrounding it. The postcard rests on a tan-colored wooden table.A left side view of a long wooden hand plane. It is brown with what seems to be a weathered paper sticker. It sits on a table with a red tablecloth.A front view of the wooden hand plane that has the maker stamp on it. It says "J & C Smith" on the top line and "CintiOhio" on the second line.A left view of the handle of the wooden hand plane. It has a curved profile with a horn at the top back that sits on top of the user's hand.The same view of the handle, except my hand is inside with my index finger pointing forward along the side.A sign from The Hermitage that shows a picture of Alfred, an enslaved individual who stayed on the land after emancipation, with five smiling white women to his left.Alfred's cabin, made from wood with the door on the right front side open. It has dark shingles and a brick chimney in the middle of the roof.A panoramic shot of the inside of Alfred's cabin. There is a brick fireplace, a few chairs, two nightstands, a bigger table, a bed, and an armoire.A close up shot of a tree with what seems to be a small mushroom growing on its side. More trees and a blue sky make up the background.A small bead in someone's hand that shows an x in between a square, allegedly a symbol of the Bakongo Cosmogram.A diagram of the Bakongo Cosmogram. According to the diagram, North to South demonstrates maleness to femaleness, repsectively, and East to West demonstrates sunrise to sunset, respectively.A view of a hidden area beneath the enslaved quarters, used often to hide money and other goods that the enslaved people held on to.The floor of the enslaved quarters shows a cut outline in the wood that would have been the door for the hidden portion underneath to hide money and other goods that the enslaved people had.An assortment of buttons, knobs, toys, and other items discovered at The Hermitage.A panoramic shot of the grounds where the enslaved field laborers' quarters were. The area that marks where they stood in surrounded by wood and filled with gravel, and there is a tree just to the right of the center of the shot.