Walk and listen to Track 6f - the First-Person Testimony of John Brown (above), who, after being sold from a slave pen in New Orleans, escaped from his new owner’s Mississippi plantation, making his way north on the Underground Railroad, and eventually fleeing to England.
Directions to BANKS ARCADE:
Our next stop is in the Central Business District. After walking one block down Exchange Alley toward Canal Street, turn left at Bienville Street. Continue walking on Bienville for a block and a half, until you reach Decatur Street. Turn right on Decatur. From here you’ll keep walking across Canal Street, where Decatur becomes Magazine Street. Our next stop is at the corner of Magazine and Natchez Streets, three blocks past Canal. Look for the St. James Hotel at 330 Magazine. We’ll stop there.