Episode 21: Resurrecting Slave Cabins

by Tanner Latham
photos by Kelley Libby

photos by Kelley Libby

For years, at historic plantation sites across the South, the focus was on the big house and not on the slave cabins. But cabins like that are now being resurrected by a program called Slave Dwelling Project on the grounds of Montpelier, James and Dolley Madison's home in Virginia.