• The Great British Invasion

Slavery in America began as
a part of a long history of
international trade in
goods and people.

In one of the largest forced migrations in history, millions of Africans crossed the Atlantic from the 16th to the 19th centuries through the horrific "Middle Passage."

A walk through history

A Walk Through History

A walk through this antebellum home
is a journey through history, revealing secrets of its past that had been kept hidden for more than 100 years.

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The Antislavery movement

The Antislavery Movement

Cotton was King in Memphis, and in the mid-1800s, the need for free labor was in high demand.

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June – August
10am to 5pm
September – May
10am to 4pm

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826 North Second Street  |  P.O. Box 3142  |  Memphis  |  TN 38173 

TEL: 901.527.3427 / 901.527.7711