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Nation’s Oldest Black-Owned Business Celebrates 140 Years

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Nation’s Oldest Black-Owned Business Celebrates 140 Years

Founded by John T. Ward and his son William S. Ward, E.E. Ward Moving & Storage Co. is reportedly the oldest African-American-owned business in the United States. John T. Ward was born in Virginia and came to Ohio in 1828. He eventually settled in the Reynoldsburg area, and became a conductor on the Underground Railroad […]

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