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Events Signal Opening of 18th Century African Burial Ground Memorial
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Events Signal Opening of 18th Century African Burial Ground Memorial

In October of 2003, while working on infrastructure upgrades on Chestnut Street, workers uncovered coffins with the remains of a forgotten group of people. Upon further excavation and investigation, it was discovered there were about two-hundred of these coffins. It was confirmed by the city that this area had been a segregated burial ground for … Continue reading