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Black History in Daviess County

Daviess County owes its growth and development to many races, religions and creeds. Blacks are mentioned as far back as the first settlers of our region — but it is only a passing mention. Local history largely ignores the African American contribution to our area.

The following is an account of black history from the Daviess County History book published in1882. Local historians David Stark and Wilbur Bush also contributed

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