Forks marks 176th anniversary

April 27 marks the 176th anniversary of Natchez’s ordinance causing enslavement traders to relocate at Forks of the Road. The ordinance made it illegal for “Negro traders” to sell Negroes within the corporate limits of the city after April 27, 1833. Thereby, “Negro trading” was concentrated at the Forks of the Road beginning April 27, 1833. Read More