Levi Jordan Plantation: Before and After the Civil War
by Ben Pfeiffer
The Heritage Society Tea Room
Free for members, $5 for non-members
Levi Jordan Plantation has a rich history and is an incredible example of plantation life before and after the Civil War. Unique to the site is the rich archeological discoveries that have helped shape our view on what life was like for not only the plantation owners, but for freedmen and the enslaved as well. Ben Pfeiffer, Educational Specialist at Levi Jordan Plantation State Historic Site will cover the economic and social transition of the plantation before and after slavery. He will also discuss the factors that kept the plantation operating and how those factors changed during Reconstruction. Current preservation and archeological accomplishments, as well as future plans for the site will also be discussed.