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Jul
19
2011

Recognition of JLMH in National Publication

Joel Lane Museum House is recognized in the national publication, the Magazine of the American Association for State and Local History, AASLH History News, for its on-going efforts to integrate the stories of the enslaved people on Joel Lane’s plantation in its interpretation! The article is entitled “Washington Sept Here?” and can be found at this link: Washington Slept Here?


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What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie