Friday, January 12, 2018

Likely graves stop development Tenn. project

View from Fort Negley (Library of Congress)

Developers halted plans Friday for a sprawling entertainment and residential complex in Tennessee after archaeologists discovered what they believe are graves on a site near Fort Negley, which was built by slaves. The decision gave preservationists a victory in the latest clash between historic conservation and growth in Nashville, a booming city with a complicated racial past. • Article

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