Fingerprints of enslaved workers found in bricks from South Carolina’s Rose Hill Plantation SHS

A somber reminder of slavery has been found hiding in plain sight at some of South Carolina’s historic sites: The fingerprints of slaves left by accident in bricks.

South Carolina State Parks officials revealed the little-known detail in a recent Facebook post, and included a photo of one such brick, found at Rose Hill Plantation, 65 miles northwest of Columbia.

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