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The Life and Legacy of H. R. W. Hill

“I want my negroes [sic] well treated. But for Abolitionism, I should have been able to do more for them.” Continue reading

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The State of Franklin: Freedom’s Frontier

I was born within the environs of what historians call the “Lost State of Franklin.”  This fleeting governmental boundary was composed of lands lying to the west of present day North Carolina, in the valleys of the great western waters … Continue reading

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