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The President’s House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation

The President’s House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation

At The President’s House, visitors can take time to reflect on the African origins of millions of enslaved individuals in the United States. The cramped space provides a sense of the uncomfortable living conditions endured by many during the nation’s early years.

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: African-American, Historic District, History, Multicultural, Museums & Attractions

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