When: Friday, February 04 / 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
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Baltimore’s Slave Markets

This program is hosted on Zoom. Upon registering you will receive an email confirmation and a Zoom link. If you do not receive a link, please contact ndennies@aiabalt.com. If you do not contact us at least 1 hour prior to the start of the program, we cannot guarantee admittance.

The Baltimore Architecture Foundation (BAF) and Baltimore Heritage present the Virtual Histories Series: 30 minute live virtual tours and presentations focusing on Baltimore architecture, preservation and history. Hosted every Friday at 1:00 pm EST.

Tickets are donation based. We encourage you to give what you can to support BAF and Baltimore Heritage. Your support helps us make up for lost tour and program revenue from COVID-19 and create more virtual programs like this.

About this Presentation:

The talk will explore the growth of the domestic slave trade in Baltimore, the various methods and locations of sale, and some of the more notorious traders in the business of selling people.

About the Presenter:

Richard Messick, a Baltimore enthusiast and lifelong resident, is a volunteer researcher and tour guide with Baltimore Heritage, where his focus is on legacy businesses, Lexington Market, and Green Mount Cemetery. He is also a docent at the JHU Evergreen Museum and Library, where he has been leading tours for several years. Needless to say, he is retired.