Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Revolutionary Ancestors

By |2018-09-22T17:20:43-04:00June 27th, 2016|Celebrities, Family History, Featured, History, Human Interest|

In climbing the branches of Lin-Manuel Miranda's family tree, I found myself following the trail of an early nineteenth century, interracial love story, peppered by war and rebellion, all interwoven with a decades-long struggle to outrun slavery that began in Virginia and ultimately unfolded under a handful of flags even though most of it occurred in one place – Nacogdoches.