Byrdland, Lorenzo Dickerson film

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Film by Maupintown Media, Lorenzo Dickerson. Byrdland tells the story of the Byrd Family whose anscetors were ensaved at Castle Hill and Turkey Hill Plantations in Albemarle County, Virginia near Charlottesville.  After emancipation in 1865, five Byrd family siblings, whom were former enslaved, pooled their money together to purchase land from the former slave owner, and the descendants of the Byrd family still live on that property today, as land has been passed down from generation to generation.

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