Bristol Slavery Trail Presentation

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Linden Place Museum will honor Black History Month with a free lecture on Bristol and the DeWolf Family's involvement in the transatlantic slave trade. The DeWolf's and Brown's of Providence led the American Trade in enslaved Africans from 1769 until 1820.

Learn how Bristol, New England, and all of America were impacted by the slave trading DeWolf's of Linden Place from museum educator, Robin Tremblay. Tremblay has extensively researched Rhode Island's connections to slavery and has led many tours along Bristol's slavery trial.

The presentation will take place on Saturday, February 21 at 10:00 am in the parlors of Linden Place, the Federal-style mansion built by architect Russell Warren for slave trader George DeWolf. This event is free and open to the public but reservations are required as space is limited. For more information or to make a reservation, please call the Linden Place office at 401-253-0390.