Onward to Richmond!

                Elaine Nichols - With style

Dennis Bobbitt

Roberto Ruiz

In the Beginning - Virginia
    Elegba Folklore Society

Bob Dominguez and Tammi Rhone


Manchester Docks 
One of the principal ports of entry in the new world for Africans 
brought to this country.
Janine Bell and Joseph Ngwa lead the seminarians in song.

Indian Hill / Church Hill
Seminarians gather in front of Bellevue Model Elementary School site of the home of Elizabeth Van Lew, an abolitionist.  In this house lived also Mary Elizabeth Bowser, a free black woman who spied for the Union army.

Henrico Courthouse
Site of slave sales on the courthouse steps.

Grounds of the Capitol building


Lunch and Tours


Penny Lane British Pub
Lisa Racine, Rosemary Conroy, Carol Hines, Joani McFarlane 
and Josephine Watts


Ranger Kenneth Brown lectures on slave labor at Tredegar


Skilled African American slave labor was used at the rolling mills
and all parts of the Tredegar. 
              Click image to read story of Morton Deane

Kenneth Brown lectures on United States Colored Troops