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Cockenzie & Port Seton in Bloom

East Lothian and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

What:
Exhibition
'East Lothian and the Transatlantic Slave Trade'
This exhibition will explore the links that East Lothian as a County had with the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

Who:
Prestongrane Industrial Heritage Museum

Where:
Prestongrange Industrial Heritage Museum, Morrison's Haven, Prestonpans,
EH32 9RX

Contact:
Tel: 0131 653 2904
Email: prestongrange@btconnect.com

Website:
www.prestongrange.org

Other Info:
The Exhibition will focus on the Wedderburn family at Inveresk and their slaving connections, through the stories of Slaves Robert Wedderburn and Joseph Knight and will also explore the parallels between the lives of Scottish Miners and Chattel Slaves. The Exhibtion will involve community artwork produced by local schools.


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