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

By Glenn A. Knoblock

facts of the early heritage of African american citizens in New England is located within the many aged cemeteries and burial grounds within the sector, usually in hidden or principally forgotten destinations. This special 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 locations. 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, enterprise women and men, universal employees and youngsters. The author’s exam of burial websites and grave markers unearths clues that aid rfile the lives of black New Englanders from the 1640s to the early 1900s.

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