Slave Cabins

Slave Cabins (HMR7U)

Location: Jacksonville, FL 32226 Duval County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 26.209', W 81° 26.255'

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Resistance

Slaves actively resisted bondage by purposefully slowing down their work pace, faking illness, or even mutilating themselves in order to lessen their value as human property.

Resisting the inhumanity of their enslaved condition, slaves struggled to maintain a family life. Some African cultural traditions included using song and code to relay hidden messages. This tradition was sometimes used by slaves in their efforts to secretly pass on information in planning escapes.

What would you do to resist slavery?
Some slaves concealed their thoughts and feelings from their owner. Slaves prepared for freedom by learning to write and acquired as many skills as possible. Few managed to organize revolts or escape bondage.
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HM NumberHMR7U
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Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 8:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 457981 N 3367271
Decimal Degrees30.43681667, -81.43758333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 26.209', W 81° 26.255'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 26' 12.54" N, 81° 26' 15.30" W
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Area Code(s)904
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11601-11675 Palmetto Ave, Jacksonville FL 32226, US
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