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Category:Great Dismal Swamp maroons
Great Dismal Swamp maroons
— freed and/or
enslaved African Americans
, who lived in the
Great Dismal Swamp
marshlands, located in
Research indicates that thousands lived there between c. 1700 and the 1860s, although conditions were harsh.
Harriett Beecher Stowe
wrote about the
in her 1856 novel,
Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp
Media in category "Great Dismal Swamp maroons"
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Great Dismal Swamp-Fugitive Slaves.jpg
Great Dismal Swamp-Fugitive Slaves Ausschnitt.jpg
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