Pennsylvania Grand Review

Honoring African American Patriots 1865 / 2010

A Visit to Lincoln Cemetery

Posted by: sailerd

Historic Lincoln Cemetery in Pennbrook, Dauphin County holds the remains of several black Civil War soldiers as well as notable nineteenth-century civil rights activists and writers such as William Howard Day and T. Morris Chester. In this short video, National Civil War Museum curator Brett Kelley interviews local historian Calobe Jackson about the cemetery’s historical significance and about some of the stories of the heroes who are buried in this special place.

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Posted in Hallowed Grounds Friday, February 26th, 2010 at 4:19 pm.

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