By Nancy Jane Copney
Pennsylvania and the Mason-Dixon line and at the east
by the nation of Maryland. This scenic Appalachian zone is basically a farming group, even though mining, bushes, activity, and tourism have additionally been very important participants to the county’s financial system. The small but shiny African-American neighborhood of Preston County, whose tale is instructed right here via kin pictures, files, and stories, is a crucial a part of the county’s background. For generations, those households have labored at the land and within the mines; they've got raised their young children and outfitted their houses in Preston County. classic photos from as early because the 1860s guard the
African-American tale of the mother and father and
the mine employees and farmers who've performed and
continue to play a big function within the background of this pretty a part of the world.
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