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Film at the Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex
February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Film: “Secrets of the Dead: The Woman in the Iron Coffin”(60 min)
In 2011, construction workers in Queens, New York, discovered the remains of a woman buried in an elaborate iron coffin.
Forensic archaeologist Scott Warnasch and a team of historians and scientists identified her as a young African American woman who died in the first half of the 19th century.
A vivid picture of what life was like for free African American people living in the North emerges. A PBS Production.
FREE ADMISSION! This event is open to the public.
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