02/18/14 4:38pm
COURTESY PHOTO A memorial stone placed in 1884 by Cornelia Horsford reads: “Burying Ground of the Colored People of Sylvester Manor since 1651.” The Manor is hosting a film Friday evening on how the slave trade affected one white, New England family. A service remembering those buried on the Manor grounds will be observed Saturday morning.

COURTESY PHOTO
A memorial stone placed in 1884 by Cornelia Horsford at Sylvester Manor reads: “Burying Ground of the Colored People of the Manor since 1651.” The Manor is hosting a film Friday evening on how the slave trade affected one white, New England family. A service remembering those buried on the Manor grounds will be observed Saturday morning.

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