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How Fugitive Slaves Found Refuge in the Great Dismal Swamp, The Great Fire of London Was Blamed on Religious Terrorism, Lovable Cockroaches and More

How Fugitive Slaves Found Refuge in the Great Dismal Swamp, The Great Fire of London Was Blamed on Religious Terrorism, Lovable Cockroaches and More

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Smithsonian Weekender    SEPTEMBER 2016

Deep in the Swamps, Archaeologists Are Finding How Fugitive Slaves Kept Their Freedom

The Great Dismal Swamp was once a thriving refuge for runaways

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Once 2,000 square miles in Virginia and North Carolina, the swamp today is perhaps one-tenth that size. (Allison Shelley)

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