Slaves as Individuals: Variability in Status and Identity Among the Field Slave Houses at Colonels Island Plantation, Georgia

Author(s): Carolyn Rock

Year: 2018

Summary

In 2015, Brockington and Associates conducted data recovery at a middle-nineteenth century field slave settlement within the Colonel’s Island Plantation in Glynn County, Georgia.This site provided an opportunity to investigate a slave community in which most of the residential footprints were still intact.This paper presents a discussion of slaves as individuals by examining different artifact assemblages among the field houses in a small six-cabin slave settlement on a sea island cotton plantation in southern coastal Georgia.

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Slaves as Individuals: Variability in Status and Identity Among the Field Slave Houses at Colonels Island Plantation, Georgia. Carolyn Rock. Presented at Society for Historic Archaeology, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2018 ( tDAR id: 440714) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8930X0J

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min long: -82.441; min lat: 30.688 ; max long: -80.596; max lat: 32.188 ;

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