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THE UNIQUE STORY OF UNIONVILLE, 150 YEARS LATER

SEASON 1, EPISODE 6 -Unionville, MD which is celebrating its 150th anniversary, is unique:  A planned community, it was settled by 18 returning black Union soldiers after the Civil War on land they purchased from a prominent Quaker.
Rev. Nancy Dennis, pastor of the St. Stephens AME Church in Unionville; Harriette Lowery, an Easton native and a descendant of one of the founders of Unionville, and Prof. Dale Green, an architectural historian at Morgan State University and also an Easton native, talk with Ridgely Ochs about Unionville's founding and its place in the rich and deep story of African-Americans on the Eastern Shore. Go to YouTube to see the video.

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