Archaeologists in Maryland have made a surprising discovery: the remnants of a large slave village on the grounds of a former plantation in Frederick. The discovery, they say, reveals new details about the lives of African-Americans in the Old Line State. We’ll learn more about the dig and the state’s role in slavery.


  • Stephen Potter Regional Archaeologist for the National Park Service, National Capital Region
  • Ira Berlin Distinguished University Professor, Department of History, University of Maryland; Author of the book, _The Making of African America: The Four Great Migrations_
  • Joy Beasley Cultural Resources Program Manager, Monocacy National Battlefield
  • Alex Brueggeman Howard University student and intern archaeologist

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