If Jane Should Want to Be Sold: Stories of Enslavement, Indenture and Freedom in Little Compton, Rhode Island

Nightingale-Brown House

The exhibition tells the true, powerful, personal stories of Little Compton's people of Native American, African, and mixed-raced descent who were enslaved, forcibly indentured and newly free in the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Each story provides insight into the larger institution of slavery in Rhode Island and throughout New England.

Exhibit Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Opening Reception: Friday, April 14, 4-6pm

Gallery Night Providence: Thursdays / April 20 & May 18 / 5-9pm