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Commentary: Modern-day Culture Wars Are Playing Out on Historic Tours of Slaveholding Plantations

This story was originally published by The Conversation. Located on nearly 2,000 acres along the banks of the Potomac River, Stratford Hall Plantation is the birthplace of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and the home of four generations of the Lee family, including two signers of the Declaration of Independence, Richard Henry Lee, and Francis Lightfoot Lee. […]