15 years on, museum where slaves landed taking form

March 1, 2015 5:04 PM

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This Feb. 26, 2015 photograph shows the location where Gadsden's Wharf once was located on the waterfront in Charleston, S.C. Tens of thousands of African slaves first set foot in the United States on this site. The area is now the site of the planned $75 million International African American Museum that will tell the stories of those who arrived in chains and how they and their descendants helped build the nation. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)

In this Feb. 25, 2015 photograph a massive container ship moves past the location where Gadsden's Wharf once was located on the waterfront in Charleston, S.C. Slave ships once came to the wharf and tens of thousands of African slaves first set foot in the United States here. The area is now the site...

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