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Rosa Parks family home to be offered at auction this summer

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The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge in Detroit after fleeing the South will be auctioned after being turned into a work of art and shipped across the Atlantic Ocean twice.
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Rosa Parks family home to be offered at auction this summer

Rosa Parks family home to be offered at auction this summer

8 days ago   |   By

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after fleeing the South will be offered at auction after being turned into a work of art and shipped across the Atlantic Ocean twice.
Guernsey's auctioneers said it will offer the house where Parks' family lived in a midsummer auction in New York City that also will feature several other items related to African-American history and culture. It said it expects the tiny wood-framed house marked with peeling paint to fetch seven figures.
The house, owned by Parks' brother, was abandoned and set for demolition in Detroit before...
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