The Hamlet, 190 (Event)

Text: 
Page Number: 
190
Order within Page: 
3
First 8-10 words of event: 
and after the Civil War, forgotten save by small
Page Event Ends: 
190
Era: 
Reconstruction (1866-1889)
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Monday, May 1, 1865 to Wednesday, December 31, 1879
Summary: 

After the Civil War, the land around Frenchman's Bend was dotted with "small peripatetic sawmills" that turned all the trees in the area into lumber, leaving only "mounds of rotting sawdust" (190).

Chronological Order: 
10.50
Keywords: 
Land-use: Clear-cutting; Cemetery, Greed
Indeterminate Date Range: 
13964

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