Slave Dwelling Project
Contact: Bill Martin, (843) 883-3123 x 11
Have you ever slept in a slave cabin? Joseph McGill can tell you what it’s like. Over the last year, he has stayed overnight in rural cabins and urban slave quarters throughout the southeast to raise public awareness for the need to preserve them. This impressive project has called attention to these endangered buildings and their historical significance to the American landscape.
Did You Know?
The incomplete palmetto-log fort used by Patriots during the June 28, 1776 battle of Sullivan's Island had no official name. Called Fort Sullivan by the British, the fort was later named Fort Moultrie in honor of its commander, Colonel William Moultrie. Fort Sumter National Monument, SC