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Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
Date: July 5, 2007
Byline: Jeffrey A. Haines, Samantha Templeton

Near the President's House: A Proper Burial

The day before the Fourth of July, members of Avenging the Ancestors Coalition (A.T.A.C.) held a mock funeral for George Washington's nine slaves near the President's House dig at Sixth and Market Streets. Nine children eulogized each of the slaves, and nine coffins were set up with the slaves' names on them.

 

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