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Seeking Freedom Through Maritime Means

Great Dismal Swamp

"Self-emancipators who marooned in the Dismal Swamp knew just how close they were to these bustling ports, and many sought out the protection of the swamp specifically because of the proximity to northbound shipping lanes.”

J Brent Morris, Dismal Freedom: A History of the Maroons of the Great Dismal Swamp

 Seeking Freedom Through Maritime Means 

Great Dismal Swamp

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 Seeking Freedom Through Maritime Means 

Harriet Jacobs

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     Seeking Freedom Through Maritime Means 

    Moses Grandy

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