Slavery’s legacy at historic homes, plantations becomes issue for tourism

Aug 9, 2019 at 12:27 pm
Slavery’s legacy

“Would not recommend. Tour was all about how hard it was for the slaves,” wrote one reviewer of the Whitney Plantation in Louisiana.

That is among the reviews highlighted in a Washington Post story about how “Some white people don’t want to hear about slavery at plantations built by slaves.”

Read LEO’s take on historic plantations and homes in Louisville, and how they are handling their pasts.