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Civil War Site Freedom House Museum

Preserving the story of thousands of men, women and children who passed through these walls on a harrowing journey to lives of bondage and hard labor in the Deep South -- to enrich slave traders and slave holders. Formerly the headquarters of Franklin Armfield and Co., this building housed the largest domestic slave trading company in the country. As stewards of property that once held slaves captive but now serves to emancipate, educate, and enlighten their descendants, the Northern Virginia Urban League is committed to the development of the Freedom House Museum.