The Archaeology of Slavery

George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Published on Dec 29, 2015

Eleanor Breen, Deputy Director for Archaeology and Dr. Esther White, Director for Historic Preservation and Research at Mount Vernon highlight a number of the interesting archaeological objects discovered at the House for Families excavation at Mount Vernon. The House for Families was one of the primary quarters for the enslaved community at Mount Vernon. Learn more at mountvernon.org/archaeology and mountvernon.org/slavery.

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