Slave descendants recognized, honored at York County plantation

Visitors and descendants of slaves at Historic Brattonsville in York County gathered at the Revolutionary War-era plantation Saturday for the "By the Sweat of Our Brows" event. Descendants of seven families that trace their lineage to the slaves a
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Visitors and descendants of slaves at Historic Brattonsville in York County gathered at the Revolutionary War-era plantation Saturday for the "By the Sweat of Our Brows" event. Descendants of seven families that trace their lineage to the slaves a

John Marks covers community growth, municipalities and general news mainly in the Fort Mill and York County areas. He began writing for the Herald and sister papers in 2005 and won dozens of South Carolina Press Association and other awards since.

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