"Virginias first legally recognized slave was enslaved by a black man to protect him from slavery"
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Scene: 87 - EXT. BEACH - SWAMP - DAY
John Casor is at the edge of the swamp, shoveling up soiland stacking it onto a big pile. Virginia approaches.
He sets the shovel down and scoops up a big wad of soil.
John Casor is leading his horse down the beach. Strapped tothe horse are ropes, dragging a telephone pole-sized pole.
Back behind the dunes, away from the beach, he is busydigging, excavating a deep hole in the sandy ground. Fourtelephone poles lie nearby, side by side.
He has positioned one of the poles so that one end is atthe bottom of a hole. Ropes tied to his horse are strappedaround the pole. He walks the horse cautiously to get thepole to vertical.
John Casor is leading a horse-drawn cart, piled high withplanting soil.
He shovels planting soil off of the cart into a large,wood-bordered planting area.
He and Virginia are admiring the four vertical pylons,which extend six feet above the level of the ground.
They both beam and embrace.