Yuri Gama, recently accepted Ph.D. Student, UMass History
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Different from the rest of the city, Parramore was always a mixed-use neighborhood. Now, it’s like pulling teeth, it’s like a skeleton.
Seventy-three-year-old Philip Nelson died this date of Tuberculosis and was buried at Bethel Burying Ground. He lived with his wife and several adult children on south 8th Street between Catharine and Queen Streets in the Southwark section of the city. 115 more words
In 1865, newly emancipated African Americans created and started Memorial Day in America.
The first celebration occurred in Charleston, South Carolina to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. 281 more words