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By Eva Semien Baham,Rev. Mallery Callahan

ISBN-10: 1467113964

ISBN-13: 9781467113960

ISBN-10: 1531671144

ISBN-13: 9781531671143

Covington is the seat of St. Tammany Parish govt and sits north of Lake Pontchartrain within the New Orleans metropolitan quarter. documents from 1727 convey eleven Africans at the north shore. One individual of African descent was once current on the founding of Covington on July four, 1813. so much African americans in antebellum Covington have been slaves, with a modest variety of unfastened humans, all of whom lined approximately each profession wanted for the improvement and sustenance of a seriously forested area. For greater than two hundred years in Covington, African american citizens reworked their second-class prestige via grounding themselves in shared non secular and social values. They geared up church buildings, colleges, civic firms, benevolent societies, athletic institutions, and companies to handle their wishes and to have a good time their joys.

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