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Home's Hard History:Seeing the Place I Love with Double Vision

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The place I call home is a place of enslavement. It's a place where at least 250 people were enslaved. It's a black space, but it's a place a lot of people want to claim as white. I'm learning to own all that history.

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Home's Hard History:Seeing the Place I Love with Double Vision

  1. 1. Home’s Hard History Seeing the Place I Love with Double Vision
  2. 2. The Silence at Bremo • Bremo Plantations – Fluvanna County, Virginia • At least 246 people enslaved • Existing slave cemetery and standing slave cabins • Yet, no one talked about these people or the part they played in that space.
  3. 3. Seeing Twice • The Landscape is beautiful • The Landscape is brutal • The Landscape is a reminder.
  4. 4. The Work of Landscape Imagination • We have to see what remains. • We have to see what was. • We have to value both.
  5. 5. The Work of the Creative • To Remember and Witness • To Remind and Profess • To Recreate • To Preserve • To Honor

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