‘Righting a Wrong’: Black Cemetery Gravestones Dumped Into Potomac River 60 Years Ago Recovered, Letting Families Recover Their History

‘Righting a Wrong’: Black Cemetery Gravestones Dumped Into Potomac River 60 Years Ago Recovered, Letting Families Recover Their History

Thousands of tombstones from a Black graveyard established in 1859 have been lost in the muddy river banks of the Potomac River after they were dumped decades ago. On Monday, Aug. 23, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, and Washington Mayor Muriel...
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