Leader of his people who was born a slave circa 1830; fought for Union in Civil War; originated annual Trappe Emancipation Day celebration, 1867, and headed it until his death in 1900. One of the founders of Scott's Methodist Church. Helped establish first "colored schools" at Trappe and Barber. Buried in Old Paradise Cemetery on this site.
Old Paradise Cemetery
Created by: Andrea Kreeger Waters
Record added: Nov 02, 2008
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