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Archaeology Lecture Series

Life of the Enslaved at Arcadia Mill, presented by Adrianne Sams of Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site, October 9, 2017 4:30pm

From 1828 to 1855, Arcadia Mill was a thriving industrial operation that included two lumber mills, a textile mill, a bucket factory, and one of Florida's earliest railroads. The associated Arcadia community was ethnically diverse and included enslaved African American laborers, Anglo American workers, and Anglo American managers. Recent research has focused on identifying the disenfranchised community and this presentation will highlight the historical and archaeological evidence for the life of the enslaved at Arcadia Mill during the antebellum period. 

University of South Alabama Archaeology Museum

Earlier Event: September 30
Field Trip
Later Event: October 10
Monthly Meeting