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Torchlight Tour into the past

HEATHER-LYNN EVANSON, [email protected]

Torchlight Tour into the past

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A HAND desperately clawing through the food slot of Cell 50.

The buxom great-great-great grandmother of literary giant Frank Collymore, a freed slave amid the luxury of her plantation home. The original fire cart that carried a hose, but no water.

It was all part of the summer Torchlight Tour hosted by the Barbados Museum and Historical Society last Friday night. The former military prison at The Garrison played host to scores of locals and visitors, many of whom were eager to see the museum in a different light.

Marketing officer Janelle Edwards said this was the museum’s second Torchlight Tour, with the first having been rolled out to coincide with 2014’s International Museums Day.

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