Download e-book for iPad: African-American Life in Preston County (Images of America) by Nancy Jane Copney

By Nancy Jane Copney

ISBN-10: 0738501336

ISBN-13: 9780738501338

ISBN-10: 1531600867

ISBN-13: 9781531600860

Preston County, a space nestled within the northern nook of West Virginia, is bounded at the north by
Pennsylvania and the Mason-Dixon line and at the east
by the kingdom of Maryland. This scenic Appalachian quarter is essentially a farming group, even though mining, bushes, sport, and tourism have additionally been important members to the county’s economic climate. The small but vivid African-American group of Preston County, whose tale is informed the following via family members images, files, and stories, is an important a part of the county’s history. For generations, those households have labored at the land and within the mines; they've got raised their young ones and equipped their houses in Preston County. classic photos from as early because the 1860s protect the
African-American tale of the dad and mom and
the mine staff and farmers who've performed and
continue to play a huge function within the historical past of this pretty a part of the world.

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