Slavery at Fort Snelling Walking Tour

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Slavery at Fort Snelling Walking Tour

Date
Sat., Jun 20, 2020, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location
200 Tower Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55111

Map

Contact
612-726-1171
ftsnelling@mnhs.org
Cost
$18/MNHS members save 20%, includes site admission

Take a tour and discover the stories of men, women, and children who were enslaved at Fort Snelling by visiting the spaces where they lived and labored.

During the 1820s and 1830s, an estimated 15-30 enslaved people lived and worked at the military fort at any one time, including Dred and Harriet Scott. Guides will lead guests through restored historic spaces and discuss the importance of preserving these spaces and stories that tell this important history.

Prior to the tour, attend a presentation at 1 pm by Professor Christopher P. Lehman, author of Slavery's Reach: Southern Slaveholders and the North Star State.

This tour is appropriate for ages 14 and up.


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Additional Dates

Sat., Jun 20, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm