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Isaac Johnson: Stone Mason & Freedom Seeker

Posted on: February 13th, 2019 11 Comments

By Nolan Cool. February is Black History Month. Even though Black History is well-entrenched enough in American history beyond the scope of a single month, February is a time to contemplate, reflect on, and celebrate the accomplishments and crucial role African Americans played in building the United States. As we work to finalize our summer tour schedule for 2019, an emerging theme we’re embracing is the role of underrepresented peoples, places, and experiences in our architectural and cultural fabric.  One of the lives we’re excited to explore and highlight is that of Isaac Johnson, an entrepreneurial stone mason and formerly-enslaved >> More