Photograph as originally submitted to this page in the Historical Marker Database Click on photo to resize in browser. Scroll down to see metadata.
Slave Pen<br>Alexandria, Virginia
Photographer: Library of Congress
Caption: Slave Pen
Alexandria, Virginia

Additional Description:
Interior view created between 1861 and 1869
Be it imprisoned in a jail cell or held in a pen awaiting auction, the outcome for a fugitive slave was the same: a life of hard labor in the Deep South.
Submitted: June 12, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p430357
File Size: 3.152 Megabytes

To see the metadata that may be embedded in this photo, sign in and then return to this page.