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Sep 24, 2020
S4 E7: The F-Words
40 min

As our Mountains-to-Sea Trail thru-hikers approach the end, one final challenge remains: A kayak trip down two of North Carolina's most well-known waterways. All will have to grapple with problems that could potentially stop them from reaching their final destination.

Ben Franklin's World
Ben Franklin's World
Liz Covart
289 Marcus Nevius, Maroonage in the Great Dismal Swamp
The name “Great Dismal Swamp” doesn’t evoke an image of a pleasant or beautiful place, and yet, it was an important place that offered land speculators the chance to profit and enslaved men and women a chance for freedom in colonial British America and the early United States. Marcus Nevius, an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Rhode Island and author of City of Refuge: Slavery and Petit Maroonage in the Great Dismal Swamp, 1763-1856, has offered to guide us into and through the Great Dismal Swamp and its history, so that we can better understand maroons and maroon communities in early America and learn more about how enslaved people used an environment around them to resist their enslaved condition. Show Notes: Join Ben Franklin's World! * _Subscribe and help us bring history right to your ears!_ Programming Note * Episodes in December 2020 will run on December 8 and December 15. BFW will be back with new episodes on January 5, 2021. Sponsor Links * _Omohundro Institute_ * _The Ben Franklin's World Shop_ Complementary Episodes * Episode 133: Patrick Breen, The Nat Turner Rebellion * Episode 176: Daina Ramey Berry, The Value of the Enslaved from Womb to Grave * Episode 226: Ryan Quintana, Making the State of South Carolina * Episode 250: Virginia, 1619 * Episode 263: Sari Altschuler, The Medical Imagination * Episode 282: Vincent Brown, Tacky’s Revolt Listen! * _Apple Podcasts_ * _Spotify_ * _Google Podcasts_ * _Amazon Music_ * _Ben Franklin's World iOS App_ * _Ben Franklin's World Android App_ Helpful Links * _Join the Ben Franklin's World F__acebook Group_ * Ben Franklin’s World Twitter: @BFWorldPodcast * _Ben Franklin's World Facebook Page_ * _Sign-up for the Franklin Gazette Newsletter_
1 hr 3 min
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