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Stories in Stone: Thomas Craig and the Ortons of Tidewater, Virginia - My Mission as a Freedom Storyteller - Sacred Ground, Sacred History
Thomas Craig. So reads the name on the faded and sunken headstone of military issue in Mount Olive Cemetery, one of the oldest African-American cemeteries in Portsmouth, Virginia. Part of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery Complex (Fisher’s Hill) (est. 1879), I first noticed Thomas Craig’s gravestone in Mt. Olive on a…Read More