Monocacy Battlefield Slave Quarters

Joy Beasley gave a tour as she described the recent efforts to excavate a 200 year-old slave quarters on the Monocacy National… read more

Joy Beasley gave a tour as she described the recent efforts to excavate a 200 year-old slave quarters on the Monocacy National Battlefield. The discovery in 2003 took place on the National Park Service property near the site of the Best Family Farm, built in the 1790s by a family of French Caribbean immigrants who owned about ninety slaves. As Ms. Beasley talked about the history of the site and the excavation additional photographs were shown. She also gave a tour of the on-site laboratory, including some recovered artifacts. close

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  • Joy Beasley Manager Monocacy National Battlefield ->Cultural Resources Program
  • Alex Brueggeman Student Howard University->Anthropology
  • Jordan Riccio Graduate Student American University->Archaeology
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Monocacy Battlefield Slave Quarters

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297112-1
Category:
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Interview
Location:
Frederick, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Jan 2, 2011
Last Aired:
May 15, 2011

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  • Jan 02, 2011 | 8:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2011 | 7:04pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • May 14, 2011 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2011 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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