Site Plan of Hermitage Plantation

Most plantations included housing for the planter's family, housing for the enslaved workers, mills and other industrial buildings.

Site Map, Hermitage Plantation, Savannah, GA.

Boy Think about It

What industries can you locate on this map of the Hermitage Plantation?

How would you describe the arrangement of the brick houses used by the enslaved families?  What do you think was its impact on how families interacted?

Does it look like there is any common area in these quarters?   How might this common area have been used?

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