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What Jack Wore: Incorporating the history of enslaved people at a Pennsylvania farmstead

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Editors’ Note: This post is part of a History@Work series that complements The Public Historian, volume 40, number 3, which is about the history of the field of Black Museums. Shawn Halifax writes in “McLeod Plantation Historic Site: Sowing Truth and Change,” that “many if not most historic plantations acknowledge or interpret African diasporic histories and cultures that existed within these landscapes to varying degrees.” Read More