Casey Farm

Historic New England’s Casey Farm is located on the ancestral homeland of the Narragansett people. By 1755, soon after this house was built, 19% of people in South County were enslaved. Casey Farm was one of many Rhode Island plantations that used forced labor by people of Indigenous and African descent to care for crops, animals, and domestic duties. Enslaved people allowed the farm to prosper, so centuries later, Historic New England could steward the land. The non-profit cultivates and conserves 300 acres of land with its circa 1750 farmhouse, nineteenth century barns and outbuildings, and miles of stone walls. The RISHM marker is located on the front lawn of the farmhouse.

Use the links below to learn more about enslaved people and their legacy at Casey Farm.

Juneteenth Celebration at Casey Farm

Watch the highlights video from RISHM's Juneteenth 2022 Celebration that was held on Sunday, June 19 at Casey Farm.

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