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September 27, 2018 - Archaeology and Slavery in the North: Hands-on History Written in Stone and Bone

7:30 pm (Berwick Academy Arts Center)

Presenting compelling findings from a three-year of excavation at the Royall House and Slave Quarters in Medford, MA, home to the largest slave-holding family in the colony, Dr. Alexandra Chan will examine the role of material culture, architecture, and landscape in complementing and enhancing traditional documentary histories about what it was like to be black and enslaved in colonial New England, as well as discuss the nature of Master-Slave relationships at this site. 

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