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New York's Hand in Slavery

Living History Days at N-YHS
New York's Hand in Slavery
Sat, October 26th, 2019 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm


Free with Museum Admission
All ages

New York's involvement in slavery didn't end with emancipation in 1827. Explore the depths of the city's entanglements with our historical interpreters as they delve into the goods and work that depended on the slave trade.

Creative: Tronvig Group