Mercy Street Cast Pays Tribute to History
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Get another sneak peek at Season 2 with the cast's recreation of an iconic 1862 contraband camp photo.
Last summer, in celebration of Juneteenth, which is also known as Freedom Day, the cast of Mercy Street re-created an iconic 1862 contraband camp photo. According to the Library of Congress, the 1862 photo is of a Cumberland Landing, Va. group of "contrabands" at Foller's house.
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Mercy Street Season 2 Behind the Scenes: The Contraband Experience Go beyond Mansion House Hospital and into a contraband camp, as seen in Season 2.
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