Man Spends 16 Years Turning An Old Plantation Into A Memorial

Man Spends 16 Years Turning An Old Plantation Into A Memorial To Honor The Once Enslaved

January 5, 2015

John Cummings spent 16 years turning an old plantation in Louisiana into a slavery memorial. This year, the Whitney Plantation opened its doors to the public for the first time in its 262 year history, as the only plantation museum in Louisiana with a focus on slavery.

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Credit: Whitney Plantation

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