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Joel Lane and His Enslaved People

The JLMH’s Education Chairman, Florence Mitchell, has just finished a compilation of the information we have on Joel Lane’s enslaved people. To read the material, click here: Joel_Lane_and_his_Slaves.2010_.05_.17_.pdf

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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…