February 23, 2024

Hanna’s Slavery Research Featured in FLS

An article recently published in The Free Lance-Star featured the research of geography professor Steve Hanna.

In 2013, Hanna and his students mapped all of the city’s historical markers and monuments in Fredericksburg. They wanted to find out what these told — or omitted — about the history of slavery here. They updated the map this year.


Hanna concluded that the markers tell  part of the story, but not enough.

You can read the article here: