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How the Great Dismal Swamp Hid Runaway Slaves for More than a Century  How the Great Dismal Swamp Hid Runaway Slaves for More than a Century 

Perhaps one of America’s most evocatively named places, the Great Dismal Swamp—which straddles the Virginia/North Carolina border—is mean as hell. But the snakes, bears, and the near-inaccessibility made it a refuge for escaped slaves and their descendants.

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