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Somerset Place Site of Black Homecoming


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An event on August 30, 1986 drew national attention to Washington County. The event was held at Somerset Place plantation, a state historic site, to mark the homecoming for descendants of slaves. The plantation, formerly owned by Josiah Collins, was swarmed by 2,500 participants and members of national media outlets including USA TODAY and the LOS ANGELES TIMES.
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