Dred Scott, the plaintiff in the famous Scott v. Sanford case, was brought to Huntsville as a slave in 1818 and lived in Alabama for 12 years. In its now infamous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against Scott 7-2 in 1857, saying that no blacks, free or slave, could be citizens of the United States.
Help us improve by sharing your feedback.Thank you for sharing your feedback with us!
How would you rate your experience?
Select an element on the page.
Enter your email address if you would like to receive a follow up.
Thank you for sharing your feedback with us!
Connecting your feedback with data related to your visits (device-specific, usage data, cookies, behavior and interactions) will help us improve faster. Do you give us your consent to do so for your previous and future visits? More information