Hertford County, North Carolina

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When Hertford County was established in 1759, Eastern North Carolina had served as a home to African Americans for more than 170 years. Over time free blacks and the Meherrin people married, creating a unique free black community of farmers and artisans. Since that time, residents, enriched by diversity, have enjoyed the county's small-town feel and picturesque landscape.
ISBN: 9780738514819
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: North Carolina
Series: Black America Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Black America: Hertford County includes more than 200 images that spotlight past and present residents and their encouraging stories, historical contributions, and victorious lives. Noted North Carolina historian and Hertford native, Alice Eley Jones has authored this volume as a celebration of life told through words and images. With selections on a variety of cultures, it is sure to be enjoyed by people of all ages and backgrounds.
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