200 E ML King Blvd
The exhibit explores the history of slavery from the Spanish ships bringing slaves to America. The Story of a slave from Chattanooga and his escape to freedom, and Chattanooga’s history with slavery.
The story is told through artifacts and the art of local artist Jerry Allen.
The exhibit is a partnership with the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Artist Jerry Allen and the Bessie Smith Cultural Center.