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Charleston Time Machine

Mar 31, 2024 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM


Charleston Time Machine is a podcast and illustrated blog created by Dr. Nic Butler, historian at theCharleston County Public Library. Drawing forgotten stories from archival sources, Dr. Butler explores the less familiar corners of local history with a broad range of stories that highlight connections between past and present in the Lowcountry of South Carolina.

Other Facts about Charleston Time Machine:

•Launched in January 2017.

• 250episodes (as of February 2023).

•More than 110 hours of audio content (as of February 2023).

•The text version of the podcast includes more than a million words and hundreds of illustrations.

Charleston Time Machine -Slave_auctions_colonial_Charleston 3/31/24

Charleston Time Machine: The Auction Sales of Enslaved Residents In Colonial-Era Charleston- Charleston was once the most active marketplace for enslaved people in North America.While incoming Africans were usually sold from the decks of the vessels that brought them here,enslaved people already living and working in the Lowcountry during the colonial era (1670–1775) were often sold at open-air auctionsata long-forgotten site in urban Charleston Once Known as “the usual place.”

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