Hidden History: Pomp Equality at Center Cemetery

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EAST HARTFORD – Center Cemetery is one of the oldest in the state.  Within it, you will find headstones of former governors, aristocracies, and even some of our state’s founding families.  This past summer, as restorations began on the aging headstones, one in particular, stood out.

In honor of Black History Month, photojournalist Mike Townsend takes a look back at the story of Pomp Equality in this week’s Hidden History.