A Journey to Sampson County: Plantations & Slaves in NC
The Stories of Sampson County come alive in this historical account of life in this region of North Carolina from the mid 1700s through the Civil War. Meet local settlers who came to this area and learn how they lived, worked, farmed, and survived in the New World.This account continues with descriptions of plantations, the life of slaves, and the transition to the post-Civil War era. Over 100 photographs allow the reader to enjoy the rich culture and surviving architectural displays throughout the county. This account is complete with selected census records, newspaper accounts, Last Wills and Testaments, and memories of past residents. Mostly just hard working folks making a living...the plantation owners, the farmers, the slaves, and life in Sampson County, NC.