Kabria Baumgartner and Meghan Howey at the dig site of what archeologists believe is the home of King Pompey.
June 18, 2024
DURHAM, N.H.— Archaeologists at the University of New Hampshire along with a historian at Northeastern University believe they have unearthed the long-lost homestead of King Pompey, an enslaved African who won his freedom and later became one of the first Black property owners in colonial New England. “We are thrilled,” said Meghan Howey, professor of anthropology and director of the University of New Hampshire’s Center for the Humanities. “I’m extremely confident this is a foundation from the... - Read Full Article

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