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The African American Cemetery at Catoctin Furnace: Bridging the Past and the Future (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jane I. Seiter.

The Catoctin African American Cemetery is the resting place of at least 50 individuals who labored at Catoctin Furnace and its surrounding community from the 1770s to the 1840s. Many of these men and women were enslaved workers, while others were possibly part of the free black population that also lived and worked at the furnace. In 2014, an ambitious project to preserve, protect, and interpret the cemetery was launched. Documentary research, forensic analysis, and geophysical investigations...

North Woodlawn Cemetery: CRM and the Legacy of Jim Crow (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only James Pepe.

This is an abstract from the ""Is There Gold in that Field?" CRM and Public Outreach on the Front Lines" session, at the 86th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. North Woodlawn Cemetery served Fort Lauderdale’s African American community during the period of legislated racial segregation. In the 1960s, part of the cemetery was purchased by the State of Florida and incorporated into the Right-of-Way (ROW) for Interstate 95. In 2012, Janus Research began working with the...