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Wessyngton Slave Cemetery
Cedar Hill
Robertson County
Tennessee  USA

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"Wessyngton Plantation" The plantation was founded in the late 1790s by Joseph Washington (1770-1848), of Southampton County, VA, who was also a cousin to President Washington. Washington brought slaves with him to TN from VA. After Joseph's death the estate passed to his son George Augustine Washington (1815-1898). In 1860 the plantation contained 15,000 acres of land, held 274 slaves and was the largest tobacco plantation in America.
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Wessyngton Slave Cemetery
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Wessyngton Slave Cemetery
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Wessyngton Slave Cemetery
Added by: John Baker
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