In Easton, MD archeologists and historians are digging to find remnants from what they believe to be the oldest free African-American settlement. The Hill is located on the Eastern shore and dates back as far at 1790. 410 free African-Americans were recorded as living in the area and could surpass Treme, New Orleans as the oldest free black community in the nation. In Easton, MD archeologists and historians are digging to find remnants from what they believe to be the oldest free African-American settlement. The Hill is located on the Eastern shore and dates back as far at 1790. 410 free African-Americans were recorded as living in the area and could surpass Treme, New Orleans as the oldest free black community in the nation. Archaeologists uncover earliest free African-American settlement

Archaeologists uncover earliest free African-American settlement

By Robbins

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