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Princeville, the first town founded by freed slaves, is attracting more attention

[kislideshow kirotate=”false”][kislideshowslide kiimageurl=”https://ncgrowth.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/princevilleVideoCover1.jpg” kiyoutubeid=”ujdnWJg-w4g”]Kelvironta Harvey talks about his work for Princeville, NC[/kislideshowslide][/kislideshow]
Over the summer, Kelvironta Harvey, a Kenan Institute Economic Development Analyst for NCGrowth and a dual NCCU MBA/MIS student worked to develop a customer profile for recruiting tourists to Princeville. Princeville’s leaders aim to host an annual event and a reenactment museum to drive more tourism to the area.

Princeville has significant historical value, as it was the first town incorporated by freed African Americans slaves in the United States.

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