The Julee Cottage, Florida
This 1805 Pensacola cottage
was once owned by a free
woman of color.
Blakely Battlefield, Alabama
Large numbers of African
American troops fought at the
Battle of Blakely, Alabama.
Black History in the American South - Black History & Historic Sites in the South - Black History & Historic Sites in the South
Fort Gadsden, Florida
Fort Gadsden was the site of
the "Negro Fort," blown up by
the U.S. Navy in 1816.
Natural Bridge, Florida
Virtually all of the Union
troops at the Battle of Natural
Bridge were African-American.
This page provides access to sections of our site dealing with Black History in the South
and the role of African Americans in the development of this wonderful region.
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February 17, 2017