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Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation Exhibit at Green McAdoo Cultural Center add to itinerary

October 4, 2017

A groundbreaking exhibit about the slaves and slaveholders who worked and resided at a distinctive plantation in Tennessee will open on October 4 and will continue until October 30 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM, Monday through Saturday at the Green McAdoo Cultural Center. The exhibit, Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation, looks at the lives of both the enslaved African Americans and their white owners on the 13,000 acre plantation in Robertson County, Tennessee. Through first and third person accounts, the exhibit will reconstruct the lives of several enslaved people, giving them names, faces, and the details of what happened to them before, during, and after the Civil War. For more information, call 865-463-6500.