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Path used by last US enslaved people under study by USNPS as possible national historic trail

A 51-mile route in Texas walked by some of the last slaves to win their freedom in the United States in 1865 could become the newest addition to the National Park Service.

NPS said it has launched a study to determine whether the path now linked to the Juneteenth federal holiday should be designated as a national historic trail.

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