Public Archaeology Day at Gatewood Plantation

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Public Archaeology Day at Gatewood Plantation

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us Sunday, May 15 11am – 2pm. Must call for reservations. The History Center has conducted archaeology research on this site which is now recognized by the National Park Service as a site on the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. The site honors Henry Bibb who escaped enslavement by William Gatewood and is described by Bibb in his own narratives. Participation is free, call (502) 222-0826 to reserve your spot!


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