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Flat Rock & East Flat Rock Community
Mud Creek Missionary Baptist Church
Freed slaves founded Mud Creek Baptist Church in 1868. https://www.blueridgenow.com/news/20190512/beyond-banks-little-mud-creek-church ...
Slave Owners in Henderson County
The largest slave owners were South Carolinians who summered in Flat Rock. Most slave owners had just one or two ...
Mud Creek Missionary Baptist Association
A fourteen acre assembly ground with eleven buildings in East Flat Rock provided a training and social venue for members ...
Mud Creek Missionary Baptist Church’s Struggle to Survive
The church’s dwindling membership has caused financial challenges. https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/bs-xpm-2002-07-21-0207210176-story.html ...
Flat Rock Blacksmith
John Markley and his sons were well-known African-American blacksmiths in Flat Rock from 1877 until the early 1900’s. https://www.blueridgenow.com/article/NC/20130217/News/606022456/HT ...
Oakland Cemetery (Flat Rock)
There are two Henderson County cemeteries named “Oakland” where Blacks are buried. This article provides details on the Oakland cemetery ...
Edwards Family in Flat Rock
Venus and Caesar Edwards were freed slaves from South Carolina who settled in Flat Rock and helped to found Mud ...
Slave Graves at St. John in the Wilderness Church
St. John in the Wilderness Church has about 100 graves of slaves, freed men and women, and African American servants ...
Freed Slaves in Flat Rock
Many of the slaves owned by wealthy Charleston planters chose to remain in Flat Rock after the Civil War. https://www.jstor.org/stable/41446547?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents ...
Flat Rock’s Rosenwald School
Julius Rosenwald, President of Sears, donated funds to build 5,000 schools for African Americans in the 1920’s. One of them ...
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