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By Mark Hilton, July 11, 2021
African Presence in Colonial Pensacola Marker
RANKED BY RELEVANCE, THEN GEOGRAPHICALLY
Middle Passage to Pensacola
Beginning in the early 1500s and continuing for more than three
centuries, about 12 million enslaved Africans were transported
across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to the Americas. This
transportation, known . . . — — Map (db m177047) HM|
|During the 18th century, thousands of enslaved Africans faced starvation, torture, and even death on their journey to the Americas, a voyage known as the middle passage.
What was the Middle Passage?
The Middle Leg of a 3-part Voyage:
. . . — — Map (db m126964) HM|
|Beginning in the early 1500s and continuing for more than three centuries, about 12 million African were transported across the Atlantic Ocean into slavery, in what has come to be known as the Middle Passage—the largest forced migration in . . . — — Map (db m80700) HM|
| The Price of Prosperity
By the latter part of the 17th century, the development of the plantation economy of Maryland was well established. The shift of political power from English nobles to wealthy planters and fewer indentured servants . . . — — Map (db m146563) HM|
|Enslaved Africans Once Sold Here-African slavery in New Jersey began with early European settlement. By 1766, circa 800 captive people had been sold here at Coopers Street Ferry and two other near ferry landings. In Africa, approximately 24 million . . . — — Map (db m145252) HM|
| Rhode Island was the center of the American transatlantic slave trade, accounting for the majority of American slave voyages from 1700 until 1808.
More than 110,000 Africans were forcibly taken from their homeland on Rhode Island ships and . . . — — Map (db m150887) HM|
| Let this scarlet oak represent the strength and resilience of the people of African descent, and commemorate Africans who died in the Middle Passage, the leg of the Atlantic Triangle in which upwards of 100 million Africans were transported as . . . — — Map (db m131238) HM|
| This marker commemorates enslaved Africans in Galveston during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, as well as those who perished during the transatlantic slave trade known as the Middle Passage.
Galveston Historical Foundation — — Map (db m147637) HM|
Once passing through the portal of no return on the West African coast, slaves entered a world of unknown horrors. The Atlantic ocean represented a mystery to them because most Africans in the 17th and 18th centuries had not ventured out into . . . — — Map (db m176145) HM|
| If the Atlantic were to dry up, it would reveal a scattered pathway of human bones, African bones marking the various routes of the Middle Passage.
-Dr. John Henrik Clarke (1915-1998)
From 1502 to 1860, the trans-Atlantic slave trade . . . — — Map (db m97364) HM|
| The Middle Passage
For more than 350 years, approximately 12 million Africans were transported across the Atlantic Ocean in the largest forced migration in history. Two million, unknown and forgotten, died during the voyage. Of the ten . . . — — Map (db m147817) HM|
|The Middle Passage
For more than 350 years, approximately 12 million Africans were transported across the Atlantic Ocean in the largest forced human migration in history. Two million, unknown and forgotten, died during the voyage. Of the ten . . . — — Map (db m145947) HM|
The UNESCO Slave Route: Resistance, Liberty, Heritage
Launched in 1994, the international and inter-regional project ‘The Slave Route: Resistance, Liberty, Heritage’ addresses the history of the slave trade and slavery . . . — — Map (db m147638) HM|
Launched in 1994, the international and inter-regional project ‘The Slave Route: Resistance, Liberty, Heritage’ addresses the history of the slave trade and slavery through the prism of intercultural dialogue, a culture of peace . . . — — Map (db m152489) HM|
| Honoring the Survivors of the Slave Ship Wanderer
The Wanderer survivors were among the last known groups of enslaved Africans smuggled into America. Their footsteps still echo along the Georgia coast and throughout America . . . — — Map (db m149405) HM|
|The transatlantic slave trade to Louisiana began in 1718, with the first of two ships bringing African captives to the region in 1719. The first ship to arrive at this site was the Expedition, which landed 91 enslaved people, most from the . . . — — Map (db m157916) HM|
|In memory of the millions of African people who perished during the middle passage, suffered the horrors of slavery, and endured the inhumanity of racial segregation. We also remember the heroes who have struggled and continue to work for freedom, . . . — — Map (db m62943) HM|
|The Memorial commemorates the arrival in Annapolis of Kunte Kinte, Alex Haley’s ancestor, as told in his book, Roots. That arrival was not a voluntary one. Kunte Kinte was one among one hundred-forty Africans forced into the hold of the slave . . . — — Map (db m6392) HM|
|Liverpool, England • The Benin Region of West Africa • Richmond, Virginia
During the 18th Century, these three places reflected one of the well-known triangles in the trade of enslaved Africans.
Men, women and children were captured in . . . — — Map (db m20765) HM|
Three hundred and fifty-seven enslaved Africans—men, women, and children—spent much or all of their lives in forced labor on this land that once belonged to James McGilvery Troup.Upon his death in 1849, these enslaved . . . — — Map (db m191399) HM|
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The trade of human beings from Africa to Louisiana began in 1718 with the first slave ships, the Aurore and the Duc du Maine, arriving in 1719. Those ships carried 451 enslaved Africans to the Louisiana colony. Their voyage . . . — — Map (db m117276) HM|
|In colonial times, Chestertown was designated the primary port of entry for the upper Eastern shore.
Bustling wharves lined the waterfront, where laborers loaded ships with local crops bound for Europe and the Caribbean. Vessels from . . . — — Map (db m138239) HM|
Near this site enslaved Africans disembarked at Perth Amboy, the principal port in eastern New Jersey. During colonial times, numerous slave ships such as the Catherine, William, Africa, and Sally were present in the Raritan Bay, sending their . . . — — Map (db m184553) HM|
A place where...Africans were brought to this country under extreme conditions of human bondage and degradation. Tens of thousands of captives arrived on Sullivan's Island from the West African shores between 1700 and 1775. Those who remained in . . . — — Map (db m19123) HM|
"... settled around on the floor …
when we all got calmed down
and on our stools ... Father would tell us stories of things that went on ...”
Daisy Turner, speaking of her father Alec
Alec Turner was a masterful . . . — — Map (db m179126) HM|
The root meaning of the world hallelujah is an expression of joy, praise and gratitude. Certainly slaves in America upon securing their freedom were overcome with joy, praise, and gratitude. As such freedom became a celebration of perseverance, . . . — — Map (db m176136) HM|
Although most runaway slaves sought freedom individually, often resulting in leaving behind family members who may never be seen again, there are instances of bold and courageous efforts at emancipation that should be told. Clearly there was very . . . — — Map (db m176107) HM|
Augt 25th 1773
Messrs. Samuel &William Vernon
You will by this opportunity be advised by Capt. Jno. Duncan of his Arrival here, & valuing himself on Col. John Thornton for his Services in disposal . . . — — Map (db m97371) HM|
Once the Portuguese made successful transatlantic trading voyages, other European nations quickly followed. In the eighteenth century, the port of Nantes became the busiest French port involved in the European slave trade . . . — — Map (db m145391) HM|
I stand for the Ancestors Here and Beyond
I stand for those who feel anger
I stand for those who were treated unjustly
I stand for those who were taken from their loved ones
I stand for those who suffered . . . — — Map (db m115995) HM|
|Spanning nearly 350 years, the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade displaced over 12 million Africans from their native lands to foreign soils. European traders eager to fill the labor vacuum in the New World participated in the capture and sale of African . . . — — Map (db m41821) HM|
|Notorious pirate called "Blackbeard." Lived in Bath while Charles Eden was governor. Killed at Ocracoke, 1718. — — Map (db m178041) HM|
|The Petersburg area has an extraordinarily rich African-American heritage. In 1625, most of the Africans in Virginia were servants at Flowerdew Hundred, nearby in Prince George County. In the 18th century, tens of thousands of newly enslaved . . . — — Map (db m57366) HM|
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