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March 2, 2023

19th-century slave cabin restored in Virginia

  • Historians say the log cabin is a rare find anywhere in the country.
    The Free Lance-Star

    Image from University of Maryland website [enlarge]
    The cabin, shown here before restoration, was deteriorating. Workers disassembled much of the cabin and took the materials off-site for restoration or replacement.

    STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Historians say a recently restored log cabin that once housed enslaved African Americans in southern Stafford County is a rare find in Virginia, or anywhere else in the country.

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