Park Street Cemetery 17

Former slaves, abolitionists, and Underground Railroad agents are buried in this cemetery.

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Critchlow, Basil Dorsey, Charles Dorsey markers

Among the many African American burials at the Park Street Cemetery are those of at least four former slaves: Basil and Charles Dorsey, Henry Anthony and George Hodestia. Five of the many abolitionists buried here, includes well-known orator Charles Burleigh, have been identified as Underground Railroad assistants.

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