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Life of A Slave

Photographs capturing the different aspects of slave life specifically George Washington personal vale Christopher Sheels.

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Jonathan Wood portrays the slave Christopher Sheels, valet to General Washington and who served until ...

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Jonathan Wood portrays the slave Christopher Sheels, valet to General Washington and who served until ...

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Jonathan Wood portrays the slave Christopher Sheels.

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Laundry lays out to dry in the living quarters for slaves who worked the Mount ...

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Three hundred and eighteen skilled enslaved craftsmen, house slaves, and laborers lived at Mount Vernon ...

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The slave quarters at Mount Vernon were newly renovated and re-opened in 2010. The specialty ...

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Local folklore says that the enslaved persons’ bodies were buried with their feet pointing towards ...

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