Charleston is planning a museum marking where slaves landed

‘Charleston’s planned International African American Museum could draw more attention by creating a plaza called “Arrival Square” marking where thousands of slaves set foot into North America.

The square, suggested for near Calhoun and Concord streets, would expand the appeal and marketability of the museum, officials said, including by highlighting a former Cooper River wharf where hundreds of slaves ships are reported to have tied up.’

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