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1965. Growing up in Round Hill, North Carolina, Ellie Hockley was raised to be a proper Southern lady, but she's chosen to spend her summer break helping to register black voters. As Ellie follows her ideals fighting for civil rights, her parents scorn her efforts, and her neighbors reveal their prejudices. 2010. Kayla Carter and her husband designed a house for themselves in Round Hill. It was supposed to be a home where they could raise their daughter and grow old together. Instead, the home has been targeted by vandals, and Ellie Hockley is harboring secrets about the dark history of the land where the house was built.