Resources on the TransAtlantic Slave Trade in Sapelo Sound, Georgia.

Trans-Atlantic Voyages of Captive Africans to Sapelo Sound | Open Tour


The content of these documents provides details of the Middle Passage, specific vessels transporting captive Africans, the arrival of these people, and the ubiquity of slavery. The following resources include racist language as well as references to violence, dehumanization, and the enslavement of Africans. The language contained in the following documents may be upsetting to some readers.

Books and Literature

Haring, Clarence Henry. The Spanish Empire in America. Vol. 1.
The Spanish Empire in America: Haring, Clarence Henry, 1885-1960



Further Reading

Before 1619, there was 1526: The mystery of the first enslaved Africans in what became the United States

Chicoras Host Local Tribes to Celebrate Heritage

The Role of Extreme Cold in the Failure of the San Miguel de Gualdape Colony

“Archaeology in a Geechee Graveyard.” Southeastern Archaeology.