Md. Dig Seeks Proof of 1st Free Black CommunityArchaeology students have been sifting through a little patch of ground on Maryland's Eastern Shore this summer, seeking evidence that it was home to the nation's first free African-American community.
Va. Slave Database Has 10,000 NamesThe Virginia Historical Society is going on the road to spread the word about its database of slave names. The database now includes more than 10,000 names and 1,500 digital images of documents.

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