11/14/2013 in: Culture
By Tabitha Safdi
Down a dirt road on Edisto Island, in the middle of Point of Pines Plantation, stood a dilapidated home chock-full of history. The home was one of two of the nation’s oldest slave cabins, dating to the 1850s. According to the NY Times, “Black families lived in the wood-sided, two-room houses, without electricity or heating, until the 1980s."