The enslaved people living on Fort George Island were barred from both reading and writing. It would have been illegal for them to record their stories in diaries or letters. Without written sources recounting their experience's proves difficult. Archaeology, oral histories, accounts authored by Zephaniah Kingsley, official documents and photographic evidence help us tell a few of their stories. Explore the links below to uncover accounts of enslaved people in Northeast Florida.
Stories of the Enslaved
Last updated: April 14, 2015