Free, virtual panel to discuss slave housing sites
7/15/2021, 6 p.m.
Historic Richmond, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving, rehabbing and revitalizing the city, is hosting a free virtual panel next week titled “The History and Documentation of Slave Housing in Virginia.”
The free event will be held on Zoom at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 22, and will cover the experiences of enslaved and free Black people in Richmond and include photos of dwellings for the enslaved that still exist within Richmond and plans for recording and interpreting the sites.
Panelists are public historian and researcher Elvatrice Belsches; historic architect Jobie Hill, former preservation architect and project manager of Mulberry Row enslaved quarters at Monticello; and archaeologist Dr. Douglas Sanford, co-founder of the Virginia Slave Housing Project and professor emeritus of historic preservation at the University of Mary Washington.
Registration is required.
Details and registration: https://historicrichmond.com/event/the-history-and-documentation-of-slave-housing-in-virginia/