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ca 1849

ca 1862

ca 1871

ca 1888

ca 1926

ca 1993

(illustration) House plan circa 1993

In 1993, arsonists burned the Robinson House. The family, though deeply affected, agreed with Park Service officials that an appropriate monument would be the archeological, architectural, documentary, and oral studies done to learn more about the lifeways of 19th-century African Americans.

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(photo) Robinson House with fire damage from 1993 arson

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