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May 10, 2022

RECAP: “City of Refuge: Evidence of an 18th-Century Great Dismal Swamp Slave Labor Camp,” Inlands Kickoff w/ URI Prof. Marcus Nevius

In 1763, a group of mid-Atlantic enslavers including George Washington dispatched 54 enslaved persons to a 2,000-square mile plot of land that spanned the Virginia-North Carolina border known as the Great Dismal Swamp. As University of Rhode Island Associate Prof. of History Marcus Nevius explored throughout his April 20 talk in Jesse 410, an unofficial […]