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Past Lives, Present Learnings: Preserving Black History Through Grave Sites

Gravesite for Sampson Battis.

What can a graveyard tell you about civics, race, history, and memory? And how do gravesites of Black Americans in New Hampshire help us deepen our state's, and nation's, history?

Check out Past Lives, Present Learning, a project from Civics 101 and the Black Heritage Trail, which explores some of these historic locations in New Hampshire. 

Air date: Monday, February 8, 2021. 

GUESTS:

Check out the efforts to restore grave sites in Lyme, New Hampshire, from the Valley News. 

 

Produced by Christina Phillips. 

 

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