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African Americans on Martha's Vineyard

From Enslavement to Presidential Visit

African Americans on Martha's Vineyard( )
Author: Dresser, Thomas
Series title:American Heritage Ser.
ISBN:978-1-59629-069-3
Publication Date:Jul 2010
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Imprint:History Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $23.99
Book Description:

African Americans of Martha's Vineyard have an epic history. From the days when slaves toiled away in the fresh New England air, through abolition and Reconstruction and continuing into recent years, African Americans have fought arduously to preserve a vibrant culture here. Discover how the Vineyard became a sanctuary for slaves during the Civil War and how many blacks first came to the island as indentured servants. Read tales of the Shearer Cottage, a popular vacation destination...
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