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What do the words “We Nobel African Citizens”, the date July 4th 1870, and the Appalachian Trail name “Caesar Brook Campsite” all have in common with a 19th Century African American Salisbury CT family?

 

The answer involves a wonderful story of an 18th and 19th Century African American family that starts with a Revolutionary War veteran and continues through with deep roots in the Salisbury and Sharon communities until the late 1930s.

 

Join us to learn more about this remarkable family as told by  descendant and Cesar family historian, Katherine Overton in conversation with Rhonan Mokriski.   

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