“Grove Street Cemetery History featuring Bias and Margaret Stanley” (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Event time: 
Monday, October 17, 2022 - 4:00pm
Online via Zoom See map
Event description: 
A talk in conjunction with the quasquibicentennial of the Grove Street Cemetery. A neighbor to the library in New Haven, it is the nation’s oldest cemetery organized as a city of the dead. The first burial was on November 7, 1797.
This talk will include an introduction to the cemetery’s history by Michael Morand, Director of Community Engagement at the Beinecke and Chair of the Friends of the Grove Street Cemetery, and a presentation by Tarel Dennie, Yale College ’24, on Bias and Margaret Stanley, pillars of 19th century New Haven and leaders in its historic Black community.
Talks begin at 4pm followed by conversation and question and answer beginning about 4:30pm until 5pm. Zoom webinar registration: https://bit.ly/3M1ss1j
Free but register in advance
Open to: 
General Public