The “Peculiar Institution” at Pemberton Plantation
Pemberton Plantation Historic Trail
Laborers on the plantation would have used simple tools, likely made on the premises. A hollow log mortar and pestle was used to grind dried corn for hominy.
Erected by Wicomico County Parks & Tourism, Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network.
Location. 38° 20.85′ N, 75° 38.617′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker can be reached from Pemberton Historic Park Road 0.4 miles from Pemberton Drive. Touch for map. Marker located within Pemberton Park. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MD 21801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Pemberton Historical Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Plantation Barnyard (within shouting distance of this marker); A Show of Wealth
Categories. • African Americans • Colonial Era •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 22, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 503 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 22, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.