Stories tagged with: THE GANT FOUNDATION

September 9, 2013 - 4:04pm
31 weeks 5 days ago

Filming for a movie about Nelson T. Gant, a former slave and self-made millionaire who resided in Zanesville, will take place at the Muskingum County Courthouse this Thursday. The courtroom scene will depict Gant, who was a free man, on trial for helping his wife Anna Maria escape from slavery.

"They were caught in Washington D.C., brought back to Leesberg, Virginia where Nelson then was put on trial for helping Anna Marie escape," said Dr. Anita...

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