Descendants of DeWitty

Descendants from Nebraska’s largest and longest-lasting African American settlement re-enact the stories of their ancestors.

Description

DeWitty, later known as Audacious, was the largest and longest-lasting African American settlement in rural Nebraska. The settlers, including former slaves who had fled to Canada before the Civil War and their descendants, began to arrive in 1906-07, attracted by the 1904 Kinkaid Act’s offer of 640 acres of free land in the Sandhills. Actual descendants of DeWitty re-enact stories of the settlement and its people, accompanied by historic photographs

Descendants of DeWitty

Title: Independent Scholars

Email: info@descendantsofdewitty.com

Phone: (402) 201-1776

City: Omaha


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