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The Ancient Burying Ground - Hartford's Oldest Historic Site

African American monument at Hartford’s Ancient Burying Ground

Headstone details: aa_hs.JPG Sacred to the Memory of / the Three Hundred or more / AFRICAN AMERICANS / Free People, Slaves, and / five Black Governors / Who rest in Unmarked / Graves in Hartford’s / Ancient Burying Ground / 1604-1810 aa_hs_tymp.JPG Detail of the “tympanum” (decorative top section) of the monument’s headstone (for more …