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"Tales of the Slave Trade" Walking Tour

  • Presented By: Linden Place
  • Location: Linden Place
  • 500 Hope Street
  • 500 Hope Street
  • Bristol, RI 02809
  • Phone (401) 253-0390
  • Dates: August 15, 2020
  • Time: 11:00 AM
  • Price: $15, $10 for members

Linden Place Museum will host a walking tour of Linden Place Mansion and downtown Bristol, focused specifically on Bristol’s DeWolf Family and their involvement in the transatlantic slave trade. The DeWolf family, Bristol’s premier family in the 18th and early 19th centuries, was once one of the largest traders of slaves in New England.

Learn how Bristol, New England, and all of America were impacted by the slave trading DeWolf’s of Linden Place from museum educator, Robin Tremblay. Tremblay has extensively researched Rhode Island’s connections to slavery and has led many tours along Bristol’s slavery trail.

Reservations are required and the tour is limited to 6 people. Masks are required and social distancing rules will apply.