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'Little House' dedicated on Price House grounds
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Polly Lampshire (left), chairman of the Price House Commission, speaks with Camden resident Virginia Furman in front of the Little Houses refurbished chimney. Located on the historic Price House grounds, the home has been restored to its original early 1800s look after several years of renovations. - photo by Michael Ulmer
The “Little House,” a nearly 200-year-old home thought to have been built by Bonds Conway, the first black man on record to have purchased his own freedom in Kershaw County, received a special dedication Tuesday recognizing the site’s historic restoration and cultural value to the community. Polly Lampshire, chairman of the Price House Commission, a group that works to preserve the city’s African-American heritage, said the project was a collaborative effort. “We have a number of people who helped us donate this house to the community.