Historical (18th/19th c.) (Temporal Keyword)

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From Saint Domingue to Frederick, Maryland: Tracing Architectural Detail (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Megan M. Bailey.

Recent excavations at Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick, Maryland, revealed slave quarters associated with L’Hermitage, an 18th-19th c. plantation. L’Hermitage was owned by the Vincendière family, who settled in Maryland after having abandoned their plantations in Saint Domingue (present-day Haiti) to escape increasingly urgent slave rebellions. A careful study of these dwellings provides an opportunity to illuminate two important aspects of the built environment. First, I will explore...