$50K grant will help preserve headstones at African burial ground in Newport

NEWPORT – The Preservation Society of Newport County has received a $50,000 grant from the National Trust of Historic Preservation to help preserve vulnerable Colonial-era slate headstones at a historic African burial ground. The preservation society said the money is coming from the National Trust for Historic Preservation's African American Culture Heritage Action Fund and…

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