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Graduate Student, History Center Research 1881 Lynching in Athens

South Bridge (now the Richland Avenue Bridge)

In 1881, Christopher Davis, a biracial man and resident of Athens, was lynched near what is now the Richland Avenue Bridge. Davis, who had a wife, a daughter, and an infant son, had been accused of the rape and attempted murder of Lucinda Luckey, a white woman. In the years […]

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June 3, 2019 at 1:18 pmIn Class News