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DARK SECRETS

I frequented the Bloomfield Kentucky area in the 1970’s—Nelson County, east of Bardstown. Back then it was mostly horse and dairy farms. I just found out that there are former plantations all over the Bloomfield area. The older people talked about the past, even the Civil War. No one ever mentioned the slavery aspect. This photo is of Newell Beauchamp McClaskey Plantation—I cannot find a newer photo. (house built 1835, slave buildings still standing) Does anyone know the exact location?

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