Broadway star Robert Hartwell shared the historical significance of his latest purchase, a home that was built by slaves in 1820.
“3 weeks ago I found this house online. I said, ‘this is my house.’ I called the seller and was told it was a cash only offer and that ‘I’m sure that takes you off the table,'” he wrote. “Don’t you ever underestimate a hard working black man.”
When Hartwell toured the home last week, he said it confirmed his hunch that it was the perfect place for him to call home.
Hartwell didn’t disclose the location of the home, but shared some insight into its history.
“The house was built in 1820 for the Russell