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Legislation Reintroduced To Expand African Burial Ground Memorial

1 month ago   |   By News One

Efforts are underway to further preserve a part of lower Manhattan that is embedded in the fabric of American history. According to AM New York , elected officials have reintroduced legislation for the creation of a museum that pays homage to the enslaved and free Africans who are buried at the African Burial Ground.
Renewed push to expand Lower Manhattan's African Burial Ground and preserve history
- amNewYork April 1, 2021
The land-which is known to be North America's largest and oldest exhumed burial ground-is where over 15,000 Africans were buried between the 1690s and the 1790s. The...
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