Memorials http://nhpr.org en Portsmouth African Burying Ground Commemorates Past http://nhpr.org/post/portsmouth-african-burying-ground-commemorates-past-0 <p>During the 1700's, many Portsmouth residents were of African descent– some slave, some free— and were buried in a segregated cemetery. That cemetery was built over, its boundaries obscured. A public works crew rediscovered the site and now the restoration of its dignity has begun. Kelvin Edwards is working on the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.africanburyinggroundnh.org/" target="_blank">Portsmouth African Burying Ground Memorial</a>.</p> Sat, 04 Jan 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter, Lois Shea & Andrew Parrella 39406 at http://nhpr.org Portsmouth African Burying Ground Commemorates Past Portsmouth African Burying Ground Commemorates Past http://nhpr.org/post/portsmouth-african-burying-ground-commemorates-past <p>During the 1700's, many Portsmouth residents were of African descent– some slave, some free— and were buried in a segregated cemetery. That cemetery was built over, its boundaries obscured. A public works crew rediscovered the site and now the restoration of its dignity has begun. Kelvin Edwards is working on the <a href="http://www.africanburyinggroundnh.org/" target="_blank">Portsmouth African Burying Ground Memorial</a>.</p> Sat, 06 Jul 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter 29768 at http://nhpr.org Portsmouth African Burying Ground Commemorates Past War Monuments...What Will Iraq's Memorial Look Like? http://nhpr.org/post/war-monumentswhat-will-iraqs-memorial-look <p></p><p>A country divided by a grueling campaign season has an opportunity to unite this Veteran’s day.&nbsp; Remembering America’s fallen turns our minds to the long view…and to historic sacrifices beyond the politics-of-the-moment.</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 18:00:29 +0000 Virginia Prescott 16531 at http://nhpr.org War Monuments...What Will Iraq's Memorial Look Like? More Than a Thousand Flock to Prayer Service http://nhpr.org/post/more-thousand-flock-prayer-service <p>An overflow crowd turned out in Concord today to honor victims of this weeks terrorist attacks. As part of the Governor&#39;s Day of Prayer and Remembrance, more than a thousand people prayed and sang inside, and outside, Saint Paul&#39;s Church.</p><p>NHPR&#39;s Trish Anderton prepared this audio postcard.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2001 21:05:50 +0000 Trish Anderton 6751 at http://nhpr.org More Than a Thousand Flock to Prayer Service