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The past is alive at Whitney Plantation

You can’t rewrite history, but you can help right many of the wrongs through education.

Elaine McArdle | 1/9/2017 | Winter 2016
At Whitney Plantation, “The Children of Whitney” sculptures by artist Woodrow Nash represent former slaves who were emancipated as children and later shared their recollections of slavery with the Federal Writers’ Project.

At Whitney Plantation, “The Children of Whitney” sculptures by artist Woodrow Nash represent former slaves who were emancipated as children and later shared their recollections of slavery with the Federal Writers’ Project. (Courtesy Whitney Plantation)