Ride DART to the “Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty” Exhibit

African American Museum, Dallas - ph by Joseph G. Thomas and Jose Galvan, City of Dallas

African American Museum

DART to the “Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty” exhibit at the African American Museum through Dec. 31 and explore the issue of slavery and the lives of enslaved families and their descendants.

The route is simple:

Step 1: Ride DART’s Green Line to Fair Park Station.

Step 2: Walk on over to the African American Museum.

Step 3: Experience artifacts like Jefferson’s Farm Book. In this book, Jefferson detailed entries about plantation accounts and recorded information about his farming and industrial operations, including references to the dozens of people who lived on Mulberry Row, what they did and how Mulberry Row changed over time.

Jeff. Book

Jefferson’s Farm Book via “Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty” exhibit.

The African American Museum stays open Sunday through Friday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. You can purchase your tickets and learn more about the “Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty” exhibit at visitdallas.com.

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About DART Daily

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) gets you around 13 cities with rail, bus, paratransit, and rideshare services. We serve DFW International Airport and Fort Worth via the Trinity Railway Express (TRE). The service area consists of 13 cities: Addison, Carrollton, Cockrell Hill, Dallas, Farmers Branch, Garland, Glenn Heights, Highland Park, Irving, Plano, Richardson, Rowlett and University Park.
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