History

Looking for Bliss

Toward the end of the 19t century, an African-American settlement thrived along the shores of Goose Lake near Plainview. Now long gone, Bliss was formed by a community of emancipated slaves who tried making a life on what turned out to be, some of the least productive land in the Sandhills.

Christine Lesiak

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