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In Easton, archaeologists hope to uncover earliest free African American settlement (Baltimore Sun)

In Easton, an untold story of free African Americans is being discovered through bits of glass, shards of pottery and oyster shells. Piece by piece, University of Maryland archaeologists, historians from Morgan State, and the local community are uncovering the history of The Hill, a community they believe to be the earliest settlement of free African Americans in the United States, dating to 1790.

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