Magnolia Plantation - West Ashley, Charleston County, South Carolina SC
Information about Magnolia Plantation, including its location, history, land, crops, owners, slaves, buildings, and current status.
Denmark Vesey Home in Charleston, SC. Born into slavery Vesey came to Charleston from the Caribbean and eventually purchased his freedom. Once free he began planning a slave rebellion to liberate Charleston's enslaved population. Word of the plan leaked and Vesey was arrested and executed along with other co-conspirators. It should be noted the Denmark Vesey Home was probably not lived in by Vesey but it is on the National Register of Historic Places. Image is courtesy of Wikipedia.
Southern Abolitionist Angelina Grimké | The Abolitionists | PBS LearningMedia
In this video adapted from the American Experience: “The Abolitionists,” featuring historical reenactments, learn about the daughter of South Carolina slaveholders who devoted her life to ending slavery and winning equal rights for women. Angelina Grimké and her sister Sarah drew upon their strong religious beliefs from an early age to oppose slavery in their native state and throughout the United States. After moving north, they became prominent writers and speakers in both the abolitionist…