Slave and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation
200 South Second St.
Clarksville, TN 37040
Slave and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation January 12 – February 27
Orgain and Bruner Galleries
Wessyngton Plantation, Located in Robertson County, Tennessee, was comprised of 13,000 acres with an enslaved labor force of 274 African Americans in 1860. The exhibit, funded in part by a grant from Humanities Tennessee, tells the story of one of the largest tobacco plantations in the country and highlights the diversity and complexity of the slaves' experience.