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November 2018

Winton Triangle lecture in Smithfield VA

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
1750 Isle of Wight Courthouse,
130 Main St
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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Marvin T. Jones presents photographs, maps and narrative of his community’s 275 year-old history of landowning mixed-race people in North Carolina’s Hertford County area. The written history of the Winton Triangle began in 1584 when the English first learned about the area. The three main towns of the Triangle are Winton, Cofield and Ahoskie. The Winton Triangle’s story is that of a new people who cobbled success and identity despite colonization, wars, slavery and discrimination. Jones uses maps, documents and…

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