The Sick Chair is a historical piece of furniture crafted by John Vogler. By investigating the history of the chair and its role within the Vogler family, we gain a greater understanding of the Moravian community in Salem and their relation to the practice of slavery.

To learn more please explore students' research: a detailed account of the role this chair played in both the Vogler family and the acceptance of slavery in Salem, where it had been banned.

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