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Black History

STORIES RARELY TOLD

African American history in New Hampshire begins as early as 1645. Hundreds of blacks, enslaved and free, lived in the seacoast in the 1700s. Black men fought in the Revolution and the Civil War. Their stories are among the most popular on this web site. Articles are based on and inspired by the work of historian Valerie Cunningham and Mark Sammons, authors of the upcoming book "Black Portsmouth".

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# Title Created Date Author
1 First Blacks of Portsmouth, Part 1 03 February 2005 Valerie Cunningham
2 Whittier’s Anti-Slavery Ode to NH 29 January 2005 J. Dennis Robinson
3 Black Elders of Portsmouth 25 January 2005 Valerie Cunningham
4 Colored Patriots of NH 22 December 2004 William Cooper Nell
5 Integrating the Wentworth in 1964 06 July 2004 Jean Potter, Eye Witness
6 Black History of the Seacoast 13 April 2004 Various Authors
7 Lost Black Cemetery Discovered? 01 October 2003 J. Dennis Robinson

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