Host Jeremy C. Park talks with James Manning, Jr., Executive Director of Oaklands Mansion, who shares some of the history of the mansion and museum located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, how they are focused on gathering and curating The Untold Story of the Maney Family Slaves, and their memorial plans for the enslaved African American’s buried in Evergreen Cemetery. During the interview, Manning also highlights their upcoming tours of Evergreen Cemetery and tours of Oaklands Park, their focus on education and community engagement, and ways to support their efforts.
- Brief Overview: What is Oaklands Mansion?
- Upcoming tours of Evergreen Cemetery (Tombstones at Twilight) https://www.oaklandsmansion.org/tombstones-at-twilight/
- Upcoming tours of Oaklands Park (Ar-Beer-etum) https://www.oaklandsmansion.org/ar-beer-etum-wetlands-gardens-tours/
- The Untold Story of the Maney Family Slaves and memorial plans for the enslaved African American’s buried in Evergreen Cemetery: https://www.oaklandsmansion.org/african-americans-oaklands-individuals-forgotten-history/