By Nancy Jane Copney
Pennsylvania and the Mason-Dixon line and at the east
by the nation of Maryland. This scenic Appalachian quarter is basically a farming group, even though mining, bushes, game, and tourism have additionally been very important participants to the county’s economic climate. The small but vivid African-American neighborhood of Preston County, whose tale is instructed the following via kinfolk photos, records, and stories, is a crucial a part of the county’s historical past. For generations, those households have labored at the land and within the mines; they've got raised their kids and outfitted their houses in Preston County. classic pictures from as early because the 1860s protect the
African-American tale of the father and mother and
the mine employees and farmers who've performed and
continue to play a major function within the historical past 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