His color was black.
His features were strong.
His voice was commanding, deep.
His white friends in Denton
always came out
to hear him preach.
Like-wise Generals, Governors, and Presidents.
Born on the Tuckahoe, 1821
(before Fred Bailey
across the river
Bishop Wayman died last week.
It’s 1895. Here.
The Legacy of A.M.E Bishop A.W. Wayman
of Tuckahoe Neck, Caroline County, Maryland
Who made you free? — 1821
Do you still see white horses over in those dark woods? — 1830
After these Times of Trouble, the Church went down — 1830-1868
I walked 16 miles home to Tuckahoe — 1848
News went back to Caroline that I was shot and killed — 1866
Long road back to Tuckahoe — 1870s
Deep Branch Chapel, near the place I was born — 1874