The Unmasking of George Washington in Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge (2017) (Book Review)


Finding Phibby (see blog from July, 2011) changed my entire life as it relates to my desire to study history.  I have read about many enslaved people who ran away from their enslavers, but none have had the same impact on me as Phibby. For the first time, ever, I found someone and that someone became … More The Unmasking of George Washington in Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge (2017) (Book Review)

Stagville Plantation: A Must Visit Destination


If you’re ever in the Raleigh/Durham area, you should visit the Stagville Plantation Home and Slave Cabins. There is considerable history worth exploring, such as a slave street, complete with 4 or 5 multi “family” slave cabins and a huge barn built by enslaved men, assembled and the beams joined together by an African system … More Stagville Plantation: A Must Visit Destination