Julee Panton (1700s-1800s) African American Property Owner in the 1800s Julee Panton lived in Pensacola, Florida, at a time when slavery was legal. A free woman, Panton earned a living by making candles and by baking. Many people believe that Panton spent the money she earned to buy the freedom of enslaved African Americans. When they were free, she helped them set up better lives.
Louisiana Plantations Guide: 12 Louisiana River Road Plantations
An incredibly comprehensive guide to the beautiful plantations along the river road, Louisiana. Use these ideas for planning a road trip in Louisiana that includes history and the beauty of the Old South.