• Ian Willis deposited Convicts in the Cowpastures an untold story in the group Group logo of HistoryHistory on Humanities Commons 4 months ago

    The story of European settlement in the Cowpastures is intimately connected to the story of the convicts and their masters. This story has not been told, and there is little understanding of the role of the convicts in the Cowpastures district before 1840. Who were they? What did they do? Did they stay in the district?