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Okefenokee Swamp Park launching historic preservation project
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge crew member Walker Huling, left, and maintenance crew leader Pete Chesser pile their pruned vegetation along a wilderness water trail on April 5, 2022, in Folkston, Ga. - photo by ASSOCIATED PRESS/file
ATLANTA – The Okefenokee Swamp Park has landed $497,000 in federal funding for a research project aimed at telling the story of a group of young Black Americans who worked to develop the park during the Great Depression.
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