3rd Annual Juneteenth Campout With Joseph McGill At Historic Mitchelville
Join Historic Mitchelville on June 15th for an overnight/evening under the stars with our host, esteemed historian Joe McGill of The Slave Dwelling Project. Eat an authenitc Gullah meal al fresco in the park followed by a thoughtful discussion about the people who lived in Mitchelville and what their daily lives were like. Guests are invited to spend the night in the park in a primitive camp setting. Limited tent rentals are available and park bathrooms will be available for use.
About Joe McGill
Joseph McGill, Jr. is a history consultant for Magnolia Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina, and the founder and director of The Slave Dwelling Project. Previously, as a field officer for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Mr. McGill worked to revitalize the Sweet Auburn commercial district in Atlanta, Georgia, and to develop a management plan for the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area. He is a former executive director of the African American Museum in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and a former director of history and culture at Penn Center, St. Helena Island, South Carolina. He has also served as a National Park Service park ranger at Fort Sumter National Monument in Charleston.
Learn more about The Slave Dwelling Project here.