Event: Invisible Injustice: Discovering & Disseminating the Story of Slavery in the North


MAECON is pleased to be a part of this groundbreaking symposium. During the day we will be leading a breakout session on using archaeology in the classroom to understand slavery. Our lesson. The Little Spots Allow’d Them, focuses on the landscape and archaeology of the Royall House and Slave Quarters.

See below for details:

Date: April 2, 2016, 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Location: Marsh Hall , Salem State University, Salem, MA, 01970

Essex Heritage hosts Key Note Speaker Joanne Pope Melish, scholars, educators, regional historic and cultural site staff, and other community members in conversations about effective interpretation of northern slavery and its legacies.

What are the stories that our institutions are not telling? What are best practices for approaching these topics with visitors, students, and the public? We will explore these topics and other questions via scholarly presentations, break-out sessions, and facilitated activities.

FREE. Registration required. Register!

10 PDP credits will be offered to educators who attend the symposium and create a lesson based on the content and training

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