Great Dismal Swamp http://wunc.org en Taking Refuge in the Great Dismal Swamp http://wunc.org/post/taking-refuge-great-dismal-swamp <p></p><p>It's tough to imagine the 112,000 muck-filled, bug-swarmed acres of the Great Dismal Swamp looking like paradise. But for enslaved people in the 18th- and 19th-century, the swamp provided protection from those who wished to keep them in bondage.</p><p> Tue, 12 Jul 2011 16:47:00 +0000 Amber Nimocks & Frank Stasio 8169 at http://wunc.org Taking Refuge in the Great Dismal Swamp