Slave Trail Commission meets Thursday at FRC

11/18/2009 6:12 PM by

The Richmond City Council Slave Trail Commission will meet on Thursday, November 19 from 4-5:30PM at the East End Family Resource Center (2504 Jefferson Avenue). Richmond City Council Slave Trail Commission to meet: Topics include partnership with Smithsonian Museum, Shockoe Bottom and historic markers All citizens are invited and encouraged to attend.

The meeting agenda includes:

  • Historic Markers for Richmond Slave Trail and Lumpkin’s Slave Jail
  • Unveiling Richmond Slave Trail Markers,
  • Richmond Slavery Museum and Genealogy Center
  • Landscaping of Lumpkin’s Slave Jail Site
  • Status of moving Winfrey’s Cottage
  • Partnership with the Smithsonian Museum
  • Shockoe Partnership Meetings

The Commission was established by Richmond City Council in 1998 to help promote awareness of the history and legacy of slavery in Richmond. For more information, please contact Beverly Crawford, at (804)698-1070, or

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