In August I stopped by the Dismal Swamp Canal Visitors Center - unfortunately I arrived late in the afternoon, a few minutes after the Visitors Center had closed. more.
The Slave in the Dismal Swamp by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)
In dark fens of the Dismal Swamp
The hunted Negro lay;
He saw the fire of the midnight camp, more.
The Dismal Swamp (By UNC-TV And Our State Magazine)