Sunday, February 24, 2019

Bearing Witness: A Slave's Tale

Meeting Place: Visitor Center
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Admission: Free
In the 1800s, with the Delta’s economy relying heavily on cash crops, it would common and in many ways considered normal for plantation owners to own slaves. Join a park interpreter as we delve into what the daily life of slaves in the Delta would be like. We will use WPA interviews of former slaves to provided first-hand accounts of what it was like being a slave in the Arkansas Delta.