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Mass. Boy Sold into Slavery in 1839

You might think African Americans living in Massachusetts in 1839 would be safe from the horrors of slavery, but eight-year-old Sidney Francis of Worcester would have told you differently. The Worcester Historical Museum retells his story on the museum blog. ...

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Lincoln House in Vermont Added to Trail

Robert Todd Lincoln’s home in Manchester, Vermont, has made it onto the Vermont African American Heritage Trail, the 10-stop tour around the state of sites significant in African American history. It is noteworthy not just for its ties to the great ...

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