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Historic Penn Center
Saint Helena Island, South Carolina   2023 Retreat

The campus of the former Penn School, one of the nation’s first schools for formerly enslaved people, is one of the most significant African American institutions in existence today. This historic and cultural institution is a National Historic Landmark District and comprises two of the four sites in Reconstruction Era National Park.

Whitney Plantation Museum
Wallace, Louisiana   2018 & 2023 Retreats

The Whitney Plantation educates the public about the history of slavery and its legacies. Click the links below to learn more about the enslaved people who worked the sugar, rice and indigo fields here, as well as the plantation’s owners who grew wealthy off their labor.

New Orleans photos courtesy Beli Sullivan

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