Lucy Jepson Burial Ground -Celebrating Black History Month

Here is a short video clip from the 2021 Portsmouth Historical Society Annual meeting. PHS board member Stephen Luce discusses the colonial headstone of Lucy, an enslaved woman who died in 1776. This headstone was discovered in a wooded area within a newly identified historic cemetery

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Shopping Cart
Scroll to Top