The Mitchelville Preservation Project can pull Hilton Head Islanders together with a shared history and source of community pride, like this day in 2013 when leaders of the Toni Morrison Society unveiled a “Bench by the Road” at the town’s Mitchelville Freedom Park on Beach City Road to encourage people to reflect upon the importance of one of America’s first self-governing communities of freed slaves that once stood there.
The Mitchelville Preservation Project can pull Hilton Head Islanders together with a shared history and source of community pride, like this day in 2013 when leaders of the Toni Morrison Society unveiled a “Bench by the Road” at the town’s Mitchelville Freedom Park on Beach City Road to encourage people to reflect upon the importance of one of America’s first self-governing communities of freed slaves that once stood there. Staff file photo
The Mitchelville Preservation Project can pull Hilton Head Islanders together with a shared history and source of community pride, like this day in 2013 when leaders of the Toni Morrison Society unveiled a “Bench by the Road” at the town’s Mitchelville Freedom Park on Beach City Road to encourage people to reflect upon the importance of one of America’s first self-governing communities of freed slaves that once stood there. Staff file photo

Our strength as a community, from David Bennett, Steve Riley

August 16, 2017 11:18 AM