Features / Slavery at White Haven

Slate Pencils

Slate Pencils

19th century

These slate pencils were discovered at the site. They are believed to have been used by enslaved laborers.

Slate. L 2.1 – 3.5, Dia 0.3 – 0.5 cm
Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site, ULSG 3469; ULSG 3990; ULSG 2269