The Mt. Calvary Praise Dancers perform during "Fa Be Free: The Dawn of Freedom" event celebrating the 150th anniversary of the founding of the freedman's village of Mitchelville during the Civil War. The event, held at Hilton Head Island High School, was also a fundraiser for a historic park at the Mitchelville site on the north end of the island.
The Mt. Calvary Praise Dancers perform during "Fa Be Free: The Dawn of Freedom" event celebrating the 150th anniversary of the founding of the freedman's village of Mitchelville during the Civil War. The event, held at Hilton Head Island High School, was also a fundraiser for a historic park at the Mitchelville site on the north end of the island. Jay Karr, staff photo
The Mt. Calvary Praise Dancers perform during "Fa Be Free: The Dawn of Freedom" event celebrating the 150th anniversary of the founding of the freedman's village of Mitchelville during the Civil War. The event, held at Hilton Head Island High School, was also a fundraiser for a historic park at the Mitchelville site on the north end of the island. Jay Karr, staff photo

PHOTOS: Mitchelville's 150th anniversary celebrated with music and dance

October 13, 2012 08:06 PM

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