Slavery at Monocacy


Enslaved laborers of African descent were instrumental in the development of the Monocacy area. Despite their efforts, they often appear only incidentally in the historic record. While specific details about enslaved individuals at Monocacy are rare, a great deal of information has been uncovered about the institution of slavery in Maryland. Click on the links below to learn more.

Slavery at L'Hermitage

Other Slaves at Monocacy

Last updated: October 9, 2019

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