250 years after Washington drained it, feds soak a swamp
By BEN FINLEY Associated Press | Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 5:59 a.m.
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SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. government is trying to undo the damage from two centuries of logging at the Great Dismal Swamp. George Washington had slaves drain wetlands to harvest cedar and cypress trees from the swamp before the