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The Rover: Captain Robert Gray

The Hit and Run History crew roves across New England in search of Captain Robert Gray. Although the Columbia Expedition is Gray's claim to fame, the Rhode Island native’s personal history is murky. Following the end of slave trade in the Ocean State, Gray was chosen as second-in-command for the first American voyage around the world. But until this point in the series, it’s unclear why he was picked.

A visit with Gray’s descendants in Massachusetts reveals the legacy they inherited -- and leads to a surprising discovery of artifacts of untold historical value.
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