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The Roanoke Island Freedmen's Colony


The Roanoke Island Freedmen's Colony

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This web site presents information and documents that examine the freedmen's colony on Roanoke Island, NC, during the early years of Reconstruction (1862 to 1867). The site is divided into eight major sections: history, documents, maps, technology, projects (for high school and college students), descendants, preview (of the author’s book on the colonial experiment), and links.
Material Type: Collection
Date Added to MERLOT: March 18, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 18, 2008
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Submitter: Cynthia Poe
Keywords: Reconstruction, freedpeople, North Carolina


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
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Language: English
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