In observance of Black History Month in February, Linden Place Museum in Bristol, RI will host a special presentation in Linden Place Mansion focused specifically on Bristol’s DeWolf Family and their involvement in the triangle Slave Trade. Featured in the PBS film “Traces of the 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.
The presentation will take place on Saturday, February 2nd at 10:00am at historic Linden Place, the Federal-style mansion built by architect Russell Warren for George DeWolf. Bristol’s lengthy and profitable involvement in the slave trade will be discussed in depth.
Admission is $10, $8 for seniors and students and
free for Linden Place members.
The presentation is limited to 25 people and reservations are recommended. For more information and to make a
reservation, please call the Linden Place office at 253-0390.