Ridgeland ~ The Stono Rebellion at Morris Heritage Center

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Join us for a special presentation on the historically significant Stono Rebellion by former museum curator Ron Roth. The Stono Rebellion on September 9, 1739, was the largest slave uprising in North America, taking place only 20 miles from Charleston.
This presentation examines the social and political context of the South Carolina Lowcountry’s plantation system and the growth of slavery in the early Colonial era; the events which sparked the revolt and the brutal struggle that ensued; and the aftermath of the event and its impact on the future of slavery in South Carolina.