The Colored Museum
Wittenberg University - Springfield, OH
George C. Wolfe
Most people are unaware that when the first African slaves arrived in America in the area now known as South Carolina in 1526, immediate disputes over power between colony founders led to a slave revolt and eventually the dissipated the colony. Subsequently, leaders of the colony were stricken with a disease and died and the slaves sought refuge within neighboring Native American tribes, which included inter-marriage.