By Nancy Jane Copney
Pennsylvania and the Mason-Dixon line and at the east
by the country of Maryland. This scenic Appalachian quarter is basically a farming group, notwithstanding mining, trees, game, and tourism have additionally been important participants to the county’s financial system. The small but bright African-American neighborhood of Preston County, whose tale is advised right here via kinfolk pictures, records, and thoughts, 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 equipped their houses in Preston County. classic photographs from as early because the 1860s guard the
African-American tale of the dad and mom and
the mine staff and farmers who've performed and
continue to play a huge position within the heritage of this gorgeous a part of the world.
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African-American Life in Preston County (Images of America) by Nancy Jane Copney