Chasing History: The Underground Roadtrip

Known for its refuge of runaway slaves, the Dismal Swamp glistened with a blowing wind, a gentle reminder that I am my ancestors wildest dream. A reminder, that we heal when we learn. Welcome to the Dismal Swamp.

A known route on the Underground Railroad, The Dismal Swamp acquired its' name Dismal, due to the menacing and hostile environment prone to deadly snakes, wild animals and insects. For centuries slaves came to the dismal seeking freedom; for some it became a permanent home.

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