Local NAACP, Clerk Of Court Partner On Restoration Of 19th Century Tax Books
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Posted: June 18, 2012
By EMILY SHARRER
Benjamin Toliver (left), of Elkton, and Bennie Jones, of
Harrisonburg, examine a restored Rockingham County tax book during the local NAACP’s Juneteenth celebration in Bridgewater. (Photos by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
A restored and preserved Rockingham County tax records book shows personal property, including slaves, listed in an entry.
BRIDGEWATER — Leafing through old records at the Rockingham County Courthouse, Chaz Evans-Haywood, clerk of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Circuit Court, came across what appeared to be an...