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Echoes of the Enslaved

September 6 @ 6:30 pm - September 7 @ 8:00 pm

Echoes of the Enslaved
An Immersive Experience through History and Archaeology

September 6 & 7, 2019

All Events are FREE and open to all ages

This unique, two-day commemoration will highlight decades of archaeological discoveries and addressthe lasting legacies of chattel slavery in Prince George’s County.

This event series will be held with the generous cooperation of The Slave Dwelling Project, a non-profit whose vision is to encourage a “more truthful and inclusive
narrative of the history of the nation that honors the contributions of all our people.”

Joseph McGill, founder of The Slave Dwelling Project, has taken his message of historic preservation and heritage to over 23 states and Washington, D.C., ensuring that the places
where enslaved families lived and passed on their culture will be here for future generations.
Friday, September 6, 6:30 pm

Conversation Circle and Overnight Campout

Mount Calvert Historical and Archaeological Park 16801 Mount Calvert Road, Upper Marlboro 20772
Come gather where archaeologists have discovered the location of long forgotten slave quarters. Join us for a thought-provoking conversation
around a bonfire to discuss race, history, and healing. Participants are invited to camp in the fieldswhere the ancestors once slept. Space is limited!
Saturday, September 7, 10 am-2 pm

Public Archaeology in the Slave Quarters

Mount Calvert Historical and Archaeological Park 16801 Mount Calvert Road, Upper Marlboro 20772
Excavate the area where enslaved men, women, and children lived in the decades before emancipation. Nails and bricks have been discovered, along with animal bones and oyster shells discarded after meals, fragments of plates and bottles, and personal items like buttons, keys, and tobacco pipes.What will you find?

Saturday, September 7, 6:30 pm

A Legacy of Enslavement Panel Discussion

Marietta House Museum
5626 Bell Station Road, Glenn Dale 20769

It’s time to change the narrative. Joseph McGill, founder of The Slave Dwelling Project, will lead a diverse panel in a discussion about the legacy of enslavement and the ways that archaeology helps us untangle

the history of Prince George’s County. Audience participation is strongly encouraged!

For more information
call 301-627-1286 or email archaeology@pgparks.com or visithistory.pgparks.com or slavedwellingproject.org

Registration required for each event atpgparks.com/rsvp


September 6 @ 6:30 pm
September 7 @ 8:00 pm


Glendale, MD
Glendale, MD United States

Please consider donating your year-end contributions to join our HBCU Intern Initiative! We are currently raising funds to sustain our HBCU Intern Initiative. Your donation will allow us to continue to cultivate the minds of students interested in careers in the museum field.

As we celebrate 41 years as an organization, we are asking for contributions of $4.10, $41.00, or $410. No amount is too small, and we appreciate you giving what is on your heart.

*Please note: You may also donate towards our General Operating Fund. Please indicate your preference upon submitting your donation.