Department of History
Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
March 24, 2021 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm
The use of plantations as wedding and event venues has been a popular trend for years. Rarely, however, do these venues adequately address their troubled histories – or the lived experiences who enslaved people who once lived there. In this lecture, Ms. Small will discuss the plantation venue industry in its historical context and how the industry actively contributes to the erasure of Black history.