Eva Semien Baham,Rev. Mallery Callahan's African Americans in Covington (Images of America) PDF

By Eva Semien Baham,Rev. Mallery Callahan

ISBN-10: 1467113964

ISBN-13: 9781467113960

ISBN-10: 1531671144

ISBN-13: 9781531671143

Covington is the seat of St. Tammany Parish govt and sits north of Lake Pontchartrain within the New Orleans metropolitan zone. documents from 1727 convey eleven Africans at the north shore. One individual of African descent used to be current on the founding of Covington on July four, 1813. such a lot African americans in antebellum Covington have been slaves, with a modest variety of loose humans, all of whom lined approximately each career wanted for the improvement and sustenance of a seriously forested area. For greater than two hundred years in Covington, African americans remodeled their second-class prestige by means of grounding themselves in shared non secular and social values. They equipped church buildings, colleges, civic firms, benevolent societies, athletic institutions, and companies to deal with their wishes and to have fun their joys.

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