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Our main objective of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade that we focused on was location and how each of the elements like historical background, voyages, and the people who had to endure the conditions collectively brought together our vision.
Considering Savannah, Georgia and its’ surrounding coastal islands, prominence in the historical context of the enslaved Africans, we felt the Wanderer Trans-Atlantic slave ship was the best choice for location and rich history. In order to pay tribute to enslaved Africans, we felt due to the location and historical background of The Wandered ,” memorial ship will best convey our message.
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, Savannah, Georgia
Stathums, Jaila; Arrington, Kayla; Glenn, Amya; and Mobley, India, "The Wanderer" (2019). History from Below: Memorialization Projects. 16.