Sacred to the Memory

Sacred to the Memory (HMTES)

Location: Hartford, CT 06103 Hartford County
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N 41° 45.887', W 72° 40.459'

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African Americans

Sacred to the Memory of
the Three Hundred or more
African Americans
Free People, Slaves, and
five Black Governors
Who rest in Unmarked
Graves in Hartford's
Ancient Burying Ground
1640 - 1810

[ back ]
School children in Hartford
conducted the research and
raised the funds to create
this Monument in 1998

[ inscribed on the tablet ]
African Americans Interrred In
Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground
Maid, Mar, 1691 · Child, Apr, 1693 · Negro, Dec, 1693 · Child, Jul, 1696 · Child, Jan, 1696 · Negro, Jun, 1697 · Child, Jul, 1697 · Tamar, Nov, 1705 · Jo, Jun, 1710 · Sam, Sep, 1750 · Peter, May, 1751 · Priscilla, Dec, 1751 · Sarah, May, 1752 · Infant, Jan, 1753 · York, Jan, 1755 · Dego, Jun, 1756 · Lysander, Sep, 1759 · Quintus, Feb, 1760 · Hagar, May, 1760 · Dinah, Sep, 1760 · Tony, Jan, 1761 · Dan, May, 1761 · Child, Oct, 1761 · Child, Mar, 1762 · Phyllys, Apr, 1762 · Dic, Jul, 1766 · Boy, Oct, 1766 · Pomp, May, 1767 · Mime, Jul, 1767 · Child, Aug,1767 · Child, Dec, 1769 · Peter, Jun, 1770 · Peter, Sep, 1770 · Gad, Mar, 1770 · Soldier, Nov, 1778 · Betsey Curtiss, Jul, 1791 · Sabina, Dec, 1791 · Priscilla, Aug, 1792 · Child, Jun, 1793 · Pomp, May, 1794 · Prime, Jun, 1794 · Child of Sarah, Sep, 1794 · Child of Edward Dolphin, Oct, 1794 · Priscilla Wife of Eli, apr, 1795 · Zipporah, Oct, 1795 · Samuel Gibson, Oct, 1795 · Child of Sarah, Jul, 1796 · Neptune, Nov, 1796 · Sally, Jan, 1797 · Sarah, Jul, 1797 · Peggy, Mar, 1798 · Infant of Jemimah, Mar, 1798 · Child of Juda & Boston, Nov, 1798 · Child, Mar, 1799 · Simeon Edwards, Sep, 1799 · Dige, Oct, 1799 · Hanna Peter, Jun, 1800 · Boston Nichols Governor of Slaves, 1810

Although this list of interred is recorded, their graves are unmarked and unknown. Documents also indicate that Abda Jennings and approximately 300 more African Americans, as well as Governors of the Slaves, London, Quaw, Cuff and Peleg Nott, are buried in Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground.
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HM NumberHMTES
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Year Placed1998
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 12:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 693321 N 4626275
Decimal Degrees41.76478333, -72.67431667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 45.887', W 72° 40.459'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 45' 53.22" N, 72° 40' 27.54" W
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Area Code(s)860, 203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 60 Gold St, Hartford CT 06103, US
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