The Runaway Slave

“It’s not a swamp, because the water moves. It moves slow, but it moves.” The Everglades is one of the places featured in Ken Burns’ documentary The National Parks. It’s a place where people hid, from displaced Indians to runaway slaves, to thieves, deserters, outcasts. A politician named Napoleon Broward wanted to drain the Everglades … Continue reading The Runaway Slave