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Researchers fill in stories of Hampton slaves, link them to living descendants today

George Batty led a difficult, dangerous life. In 1829, the then-54-year-old was one of the oldest enslaved men working in a forge north of Towson on the largest plantation in Maryland. “It was hot, dangerous work,” said Bill Curtis, a ranger with the National Park Service, which operates the former…
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