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February 2019

African American Miners in North Carolina

February 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until February 23, 2019

Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site, 9621 Reed Mine Rd.
Midland, NC 28107 United States
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The origins and impact of slavery in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, and the benefits of slave labor to Reed Gold Mine will be examined during Black History Month. Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site will offer “Black Gold: North Carolina Slavery and Reed Gold Mine” tours every Saturday in February (2, 9, 16 and 23) at 1 p.m. and examine the area’s social and economic environment during John Reed’s lifetime. When John Reed arrived in Cabarrus County in 1782 as a…

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