Churches once abandoned by Jim Crow are being rediscovered

Harold Russell contacted local historian, Tom Magnuson, to help him locate the former site of his church, Harvey's Chapel AME Church in Hillsborough, which was abandoned during Jim Crow segregation because the road became impossible to travel when
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Harold Russell contacted local historian, Tom Magnuson, to help him locate the former site of his church, Harvey's Chapel AME Church in Hillsborough, which was abandoned during Jim Crow segregation because the road became impossible to travel when

Jim Crow forced rural black churches to move. A UNC project is finding the roads back

December 26, 2017 10:35 AM