Negro House at Sierra Leone, from an 18th Century engraving
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Credits and Acknowledgements

Enslaved child marched with adults to the African coast

“Priscilla’s Homecoming" is sponsored in Sierra Leone by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Tourism and Culture, and the National Tourist Board. The United States Embassy, the Catholic Archdiocese of Sierra Leone, the Freetown Players Theatre Group, the Institute of African Studies (Fourah Bay College), and SN Brussels Airlines have also provided valuable assistance.

In South Carolina, the Homecoming is sponsored by Boone Hall Plantation, Drayton Hall, Comet MultiMedia, Inc., the Humanities Council of South Carolina, the Avery Research Center (College of Charleston), and the Old Slave Mart Museum (City of Charleston).

In Rhode Island the Homecoming is sponsored by Project Priscilla.

Other important sponsors here in the US include American Airlines, the Gilder Lehrman Center at Yale University, the Africana Heritage Project at the University of South Florida, and the New-York Historical Society.

The website was developed and is maintained by the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition in collaboration with Joseph Opala.