Legacy of Slavery


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Legacy of Slavery


  • 131 W. Main Street,
    Dallas NC 28034


Slavery had a profound effect on the United States’ development. Modern understandings and debates on equality, personal rights, and government authority were shaped during the struggle over this “peculiar institution.” In this program, we will examine the legacy of slavery and how that legacy has changed over the course of US history.

Admission: Free

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35° 18' 54.3204" / Longitude: -81° 10' 37.0554"


131 W. Main Street, Dallas NC 28034

Special Directions:

Located conveniently near I-85, the Gaston County Museum can be reached either off of Exit 20 (New Hope Road off of I-85) or off of Highway 321 (Dallas Exit), which is Exit 17 on I-85.

The museum is 3 miles north of I-85 in Dallas, North Carolina.

Physical Address – 131 West Main Street, Dallas NC

Call 704.922.7681 for more information.

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