Along with many places in the United States, the North is disconnected from its slave-owning past. By compiling a comprehensive, public list of enslaved persons from the Colonial period to the last recorded enslaved person in East Hampton and the surrounding communities, the Plain Sight Project is reconciling with this forgotten history while taking a step to place these people and their stories back into our nation's founding narrative with outreach to public and private schools.

Who They Were

Plato

Indian servt.
1675
East Hampton, British Colonial America

Daniel

Son of Peter, negro servt. of Capt. Burnet, and Chriss his wife, serct. of Josiah Miller. East Hampton, British Colonial North America

Phillis

"children of Mol, negro servt. "
1740
East Hampton, British Colonial America