Hidden Abington: Black and Indigenous Lives in the Era of Slavery

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Unearthing Slavery in Abington

How does slavery tie into the founding of Abington, Mass., and what does the town’s first minister have to do with a forgotten woodland grave site that holds a Revolutionary War Veteran and Wampanoag royalty?

Header photo: Abington’s Central Burying Ground at Island Grove. c. 1904. From the collection of the Dyer Memorial Library & Archives.

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