African Americans of Giles County (Hardcover)

African Americans of Giles County By Carla J. Jones, Tonya M. Hull, Carroll Van West (Foreword by) Cover Image
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Giles County was founded on November 14, 1809, and is known as the land of milk and honey. The county is home to over 30 National Register properties, Civil War skirmish sites, a varied cultural heritage, and intersecting Trail of Tears routes (Benge's and Bell s). It is also the beginning place for many well-known African Americans, such as noted architect Moses McKissack, founder of McKissack and McKissack. Giles County is a place where many ancestral lineages return home to their roots for research or to discover their rich African American history and heritage.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781531643904
ISBN-10: 1531643906
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing Library Editions
Publication Date: April 14th, 2010
Pages: 130
Language: English