Were there slave auctions at this Camden, NJ, park?
African American History History Parks Solemn Cyber Plaques Underground Railroad (Slavery/Freedom)
Were there slave auctions at this Camden, NJ, park?

It is believed that at this park, named after a son of former slaves, there was a slave auction in the 18th century. This information is from an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 10/7/13 at p. B7, concerning a tour tracing the Underground Railroad given by the Camden County Historical Society.

Publication date Jun 24, 2018
Property ID: 1182
Updated on: Aug 31, 2019

It is believed that at this park, named after a son of former slaves, there was a slave auction in the 18th century. This information is from an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 10/7/13 at p. B7, concerning a tour tracing the Underground Railroad given by the Camden County Historical Society.

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Location:
Ulysses S. Wiggins Waterfront Park , Mickle St. and Riverside Dr. , Camden Waterfront, Camden , New Jersey, 08103, United States
Listing Category:
African American History History Parks Solemn Cyber Plaques Underground Railroad (Slavery/Freedom)
Virtual / Real:
Virtual
Created Date:
06-24-2018
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plaquemaster
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