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So many Memphis memories. It's amazing how much has changed here as I've grown up. I'd give just about anything if my Grandpa could be here to see this with me. #RapidfireRachel #Memphis #MississippiRiver

The #mississippiriver #mapquilt is in repose while I decide if it needs a few more quilting lines. 〰〰〰

So long, Sunday. #Repost @ttroncale ・・・
Love the trees in silhouette #sunset #thefly #mississippiriver #neworleans #clouds #summer #sundayvibes

BROOKLYN ILLINOIS: OLDEST INCORPORATED BLACK TOWN FOUNDED BY PRISCILLA "MOTHER" BALTIMORE.
Brooklyn “Lovejoy,” Illinois is a village in St. Clair County located two miles north of East St. Louis and three miles northeast of downtown St. Louis, Missouri. It is thought to be the oldest town incorporated by African Americans in the United States.
The town was founded by freed and fugitive slaves from St. Louis led by Priscilla “Mother” Baltimore. A group of eleven black families were led from St. Louis across the Mississippi River to Illinois, which later became known as Brooklyn “Lovejoy,” Illinois. The town was also called “Lovejoy” in honor of abolitionist #ElijahLovejoy, who was killed by a pro-slavery mob in nearby Alton, Illinois, in 1837.
#PriscillaMotherBaltimore was a woman of all trades and worked in many different capacities. She worked as a chambermaid on steamships that traveled all along the #MississippiRiver. She also worked as a domestic nurse for prominent white citizens in #StLouis and even co-founded the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in #Missouri and #Illinois. “Mother” Baltimore was said to have purchased her freedom as an adult from her master. She later tracked her white father to Missouri and purchased her mother’s freedom as well. “Mother” Baltimore later operated her own ferry service on the Mississippi River, transporting food and other goods along the body of water. She could move very easily between St. Louis and Illinois, and thus, was perfectly positioned to help freed slaves and fugitives escape to freedom. The #AfricanAmericans who migrated to what became known as Brooklyn were attracted to the possibilities of working in an industrialized settlement that would enjoy race autonomy. In 1886, the African-American majority worked to register voters and gained political control of the village.
In the 21st century, residents rallied around new work related to documentation of Brooklyn’s rich historical past. They worked to collect oral histories and personal accounts of the village. In 2007, residents founded the Historical Society of #BrooklynIllinois #africanhistory
#reconstructingourafricanminds #lovejoy

Take a relaxing trip down the Mississippi River in the Mark Twain Riverboat for your #MissouriAdventure.⠀
#Missouri #Hannibal #MississippiRiver #riverboat

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Saturday riding at Area 252, such a great day away from it all! #boymomlife #mudonthetires #mississippiriver #goodlife

"Old Man Grotto" • An old brick grotto has stood undisturbed for decades on the New Madrid, MO Mississippi River levee, near the city's boat ramp. I remember playing there as a kid. 😃👦🏼💙 • #grotto #mississippiriver #river #newmadrid #missouri #architecture #sky #beautiful
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The big bridge over the Mississippi.

Minolta Maxxum 70
50mm f/1.7
Kodak TMax 100
HC-110B
6 Minutes

#bridge #river #mississippiriver #minoltamaxxum70 #minolta #hc110 #blackandwhite #tmax100 #kodaktmax100 #expiredfilm #homeprocessed #kodak #35mm

Paddling with pups. Sunset paddle on the backwaters of the Mississippi.
#kayaking #paddling #river #mississippiriver #optoutside #adventure #summer #mn #minnesota #dog #minnesotaphotographer #minnstagram

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