Black Heritage Sites: The South

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The New Press, Aug 1, 1998 - Social Science - 327 pages
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Winner of a Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award, Black Heritage Sites is a unique travel guide to the major landmarks of African American history across the United States. This volume includes descriptions and detailed visitor information for hundreds of places of national and local significance, from churches and schools to battlefields and cemeteries, from stops on the Underground Railroad to landmarks of the 1950s civil rights movement. Black Heritage Sites is perfect for travelers and historians of all kinds--from the family planning a cross-country trip to the armchair traveler interested in gaining a unique perspective on African American history.
  

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Black Heritage Sites: The North (Black Heritage Sites)

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This two-volume companion paperback original edition of Curtis's award-winning Black Heritage Sites: An African American Odyssey and Finder's Guide (Amercian Library Assn., 1996) offers a fascinating ... Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
Alabama
Free African Americans
African American Participation in Battle 14
Arizona 52
The Buffalo Soldiers 22
Arkansas 53
Colorado 57
Kansas no Kentucky 117
Louisiana 135
Maryland 146
Mississippi 156
Missouri
Nevada 196
New Mexico 197
North Carolina 201

District of Columbia 60
Georgia 91
Hawaii 109

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About the author (1998)

Nancy C. Curtis is the author of "Black Heritage Sites: The North, Volume 1" and of "Black Heritage Sites: The South, Volume 2," both published by The New Press.

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