Black History Month #2 - Rossville Rural Development

We’re doing a fact a day in honor of Black History Month! We hope you’ll follow along!


Resettlement Administration Map of Greenbelt plan as published in Greenbelt Towns, a booklet promoting the idea of the Green Towns, dated 1936.

Early plans for Greenbelt included an area to be set aside for Black families which was to be called the Rossville Rural development. This proved to be too controversial, however, and the plans were dropped. Read more about it in our blog post from last year.

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