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Historical Significance Known as an architectural gem, Wilton House was the home of a wealthy tobacco planter in the colonial period who one of the largest slave owners in 1760. The museum houses an outstanding collection of period furnishings,…


Historical Significance Using dendrochronology, the wood used in the construction of the Thomas Slave Chapel was dated to the postbellum era, around 1876. The chapel was built to provide a place of worship for formerly enslaved African Americans. It…


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