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Exhibits and Events - Slave Trade Project

Photo of French delegation in front of owner's home at Kingsley Plantation

French delegation at the Kingsley Heritage Celebration 2010

On February 13, 2010, a French delegation from Nantes, one of Jacksonville’s Sister Cities, attended the Kingsley Heritage Celebration at Kingsley Plantation to participate in a special presentation entitled "Revolts during the Middle Passage."



If you missed the event, you can read the transcript of the speech below and choose links about the event or the slave trade project.



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Transcript of "Revolutions during the Middle Passage" speech at the Kingsley Heritage Celebration on February 13, 2010



"Weather or Not, Here I Come: French Delegation Attends Slave Trade Program at Kingsley Plantation" - Summary article of the Kingsley Heritage Celebration event on February 13, 2010



Slave Trade Talk and Exhibit (2008)



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