sometime before 1796 and named for the slave, Pompey,
who lived at Steventon on Exuma Island; functioned
as a marketplace until the late 1800's; "Vendue"
is French for sold.
enslaved people were among the commodities sold
in a two-story building; the permanent exhibit is
dedicated to the African experience in The Bahamas;
see artifacts excavated from former plantations;
museum also acquires objects of African origin;
the good news is descendants of the Rolle slaves
remain on the land today as owners of the former
the Pompey Museum is under re-development.