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Re: The "Shook House"
In Response To: Re: The "Shook House" ()

Congratulations on becoming a docent!

The best way to share the story of your history is to be there participating!

Have you/they considered putting togeher an extra brochure/packet on the lives of slaves there......you could feature your GGGgrandmother as a specific example, to focus the general info about how many slaves and what they did! Where did they live, where were they buried? Did they actually build the place? I have only taken 5 or 6 "plantation house" tours in Mississippi, and only at 1 could they answer questions about the slaves in knowledgeable detail.

This might be your chance to make share the "whole" story is told.

How many slaves did they have?


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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