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December 15, 2012 4:36 PM

Merlene Davis: Canadians knew 'Uncle Tom's' Daviess County connection before Kentuckians

I had known Josiah Henson, reported model for Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, was enslaved in Daviess County, but I did not realize how recently that fact had been uncovered or the story behind the revelation.

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