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Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon

The Forgotten History of an American Shrine

Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Casper, Scott E.
Publication Date:Jun 2010
Publisher:DIANE Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

Restores the contributions of African Amer. (AA) to the legacy of Mt. Vernon -- the magnificent estate of our first pres., George and Martha Washington. But behind the familiar stories lies a history that visitors to Mt. Vernon never hear: the experiences of the hundreds of AA who played an essential part in creating and maintaining this shrine during the century after Washington¿s death. Sarah Johnson spent more than 50 years at Mt. Vernon, in slavery and after emancipation. Through...
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