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    March 20, 2019
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Journey Through Hol1y Springs' Slave Dwellings in the... BEHIND te BIG HOUSE TOUR April 4th- 6th 2019 "For so long folks have been visiting the plantation and going into the big house, and without these structures, the big house could not have existed. GENE During the Holly Springs Pilgrimage, guests are given a rare look into another side of antebellum life through these surviving structures and historic interpretations by Joseph McGill of the Slave Dwelling Project, featured in the 2016 Feb/Mar issue of GARDEN& GUN. Also joining us is Culinary Historian Michael W. Twitty, 2016 TED Fellow; author of The Cooking Gene, winning the 2018 James Beard Awards' Book Of The Year. Twitty will discuss enslaved people who were the cooks in antebellum kitchens and their unique role in giving the South her mother cuisine; he will conduct cooking demonstrations throughout the program dates Additional historic interpreters wil1 illustrate the roles of an antebe1lum brick-maker and a laundress, all during the progranm For info call (901) 336-4090 or go to Partially Funded By MississippiHumanities