African American Historic Burial Grounds and Gravesites of by Glenn A. Knoblock PDF

By Glenn A. Knoblock

ISBN-10: 0786470119

ISBN-13: 9780786470112

proof of the early historical past of African american citizens in New England is located within the many aged cemeteries and burial grounds within the quarter, usually in hidden or mostly forgotten destinations. This distinct paintings covers the burial websites of African Americans—both enslaved and free—in all of the New England states, and uncovers how they got here to their ultimate resting areas. The lives of renowned early African americans are mentioned, together with enterprise Smith and Elizabeth Freeman, in addition to the lives of many traditional individuals—military veterans, company women and men, universal employees and youngsters. The author’s exam of burial websites and grave markers finds clues that support record the lives of black New Englanders from the 1640s to the early 1900s.

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