Freetown, East Hampton, NY

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Freetown, East Hampton, NY

Description

The Lost Freetown Cemetery:
Newspaper item from 1930 hints at slavery-era mystery

Freetown, a section of East Hampton depicted in a 1916 Suffolk atlas, may contain a lost cemetery holding the remains of 20 or more formerly enslaved people who died in the early 1800s.

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Freetown1916Map.jpg

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Citation

“Freetown, East Hampton, NY,” Plain Sight Project, accessed November 30, 2022, https://plainsightproject.org/items/show/913.

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