John Brown Walking Tour

The Beginning of Slave Freedom - Emancipation 1800's - Charles Town, West Virginia

Over the years, much of Jefferson County's Black history has been lost, suppressed and ignored. Nevertheless, this tour is intended to uncover and recover Black history and to provide the visitor with brief descriptions of sites which have played major roles in the African-American community. The total tour has twenty-four sites. This online tour only covers six of those sites. While taking this tour, you will gain an appreciation and understanding of the struggles of Black citizens in the early days of the county.  JEFFERSON COUNTY BLACK HISTORY PRESERVATION SOCIETY. This histor is part of the Wild Wonderful West Virgnia legacy.

JEFFERSON COUNTY BLACK HISTORY PRESERVATION SOCIETY

The Beginning of Slave Freedom - Emancipation 1800's - Charles Town, West Virginia

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