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Blacktowns | Freeman's Village, Virginia

Freedman's Village as it appeared in Harper's Weekly, May 1864. [Public Domain]

"African American History in Arlington, Virginia,"
Lot A, Heritage Museum of Arlington

Freedman's Village: A Lost Chapter Of Arlington's Black History

by Stefan Cornibert The Connection Newspapers October 1, 2004

Freedman’s Village – Arlington National Cemetery

“Freedman’s Village,”
National Park Service, [Arlington House,
The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Virginia]

“History of Federal Policy,” The Black Heritage Museum

Holland, Jesse J. “Arlington's Graves Cover Black Town,”
The Columbus Dispatch, April 20, 2010

Lost black city buried under Arlington Cemetery by theGrio April 20, 2010

Place, Chelsea. “Remembering Freedman's Village,” Army.Mil February 28, 2012

Shan, Janet. “Arlington National Cemetery Sits on Once Bustling Freedmans
Village, Where Newly Freed Slaves Lived,”
Hinterland Gazette, April 25, 2010


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