Reckoning with Legacies of Slavery and Slave Trade
Peopling a modern plantation museum
Portraying a painful past
Resilience and remembrance in Jamaica
Many Middle Passages
Africans and descendants in Europe
Capture and Commerce
Atlantic trade in people and goods
An Atlantic Life
To the Americas and back
A collaboration of UNESCO’s Slave Route Project, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and dozens of sites and museums across the globe, Slavery and Remembrance aims to broaden our understandings of a shared past shaped by slavery and slave trade, the ways in which we collectively remember and forget, and the power of legacies to forge our present and future.
Sites & Museums Across the Globe
- Periwinkle Initiative
- Royall House and Slave Quarters
- Vanibel Plantation
- Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project
- The Departmental Museum Victor Schœlcher
- San Severino Castle
Examine objects, structures, landscapes, and culture from more than 50 sites and museums.
Meet people who experienced slavery and slave trade.
Investigate the ideas, places, and events that made an Atlantic world.