“Purchased Lives” opens at Bayou Teche Museum

New Iberia is the latest community to host  “Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865,” a traveling panel exhibition exploring the history of the domestic slave trade. Presented by Entergy Corporation with additional support from the National Park Service and the Kabacoff Family Foundation, the exhibition opens at the Bayou Teche Museum on July 17, and runs through August 28.
 
The Bayou Teche Museum is located at 131 E. Main Street. Click here for more information. 
 
“Purchased Lives” is a traveling exhibition by The Historic New Orleans Collection in collaboration with the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Next stop: the Bayou Teche Museum in New Iberia. Click here for a full tour schedule.