There are many antebellum buildings in that part of town.
In the antebellum period before the Civil War, African-Americans were regarded as property.
The antebellum era is often associated with slavery, conflict, and sprawling Southern plantations.
During the antebellum period of America's history, slaves usually lived lives of much degradation and misery.
You can still visit many houses and churches today that existed in the antebellum South.