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Urban slavery was quite real. According to the 1840 Census, Fredericksburg had 2,343 white citizens, 1,226 enslaved persons, and 408 free blacks, which made African Americans more than 40 percent of the town’s population.
Option B: Replace the auction block with a historic marker and directions to its new location, likely in the Fredericksburg Area Museum. FAM is preparing a permanent exhibit that tells the story of the lives of the working people of Fredericksburg. Rendering of Right of Way