Escaping Slavery in Early South Carolina

Tens of thousands of Africans were brought to early South Carolina to work as enslaved laborers, but a small percentage of those people managed to find a path to freedom long before the abolition of slavery in 1865. Join CCPL’s historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for an exploration of various ways and means of escaping slavery, with examples of specific men and women who found freedom in early South Carolina.