Now playing on The Historians Podcast: Episode 277

Bookhound bookstore owner Dan Weaver talks about his new booklet "The Willigee Negroes: Sir William Johnson, Sir Peter Warren and an 18th Century Free Black Community in the Mohawk Valley.” Dan Weaver/The Historians/Friday, August 2, 2019

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