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Uncover the history of the hidden communities that inhabited the Great Dismal Swamp in North America.
Straddling Virginia and North Carolina is an area that was once described as the “most repulsive of American possessions.” By 1728, it was known as the Great Dismal Swamp. But while many deemed it uninhabitable, recent findings suggest that a hidden society persisted in the Swamp until the mid-1800’s. So, who lived there? And what happened to them? Dan Sayers uncovers a lost civilization.
Lesson by Dan Sayers, directed by Tomás Pichardo-Espaillat.
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