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Medford Slavery Memorial

Students Jenny Lu and Joseph Schmidt paired up with students Liam and Jasmine at the Brooks Elementary School in order to help them with their project, In Honor of Slaves. Many slaves were buried in the Salem Street Burying Ground without a proper grave marker to remember them by. The team put up a commemorative marker and held a memorial service for the forgotten slaves, during which poems were read to commemorate the slaves.

News articles about the project are listed below:



Project done by Jenny Lu, Joe Schmidt, Liam Brady, Jasmine Hagbourne