Special | Secrets of Spanish Florida - Indentured Servants Escape From an Infamous Florida Plantation Owner

In the 18th Century, Dr. Andrew Turnbull’s plantation in East Florida was the largest in North America. Turnbull employed more than 1,400 indentured servants from around the world – people fleeing famine and drought in their home countries. However, the conditions these servants faced on the plantation may have been more devastating than the hardships they left behind.

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