Historian: ‘Slave graveyard’ is resting place for free African Americans – The Register Star


KINDERHOOK — Residents have secured funding for educational signage in a historic African-American cemetery to recognize the almost 200-year-old graveyard.

The cemetery, located off Rothermel Avenue across an access road from baseball fields, is often referred to as “the slave graveyard” by local residents, but Warren Applegate, who, along with Kathy Applegate and Town and Village of Kinderhook Historian…



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