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‘It was always Oscarville:’ TV series aims to dive deep into Lake Lanier history, share story behind a Forsyth County Black community
Sean Harris, his wife and two kids, star as the Harris family in “Oscarville: Below the Surface.” The family depicts the life of the average resident in the rural, majority Black town that used to reside in northeast Forsyth.
For Bob Mackey, stories of Lake Lanier can’t be shared before exploring the story of Oscarville, the rural majority Black community that once stood in northeastern Forsyth near the border of Hall County on a portion of the land used to build the lake.