Brown team to assemble digital map of African burial ground in Newport

NEWPORT'S HISTORIC CEMETERY Advisory Commission says a team from Brown University is creating a digital map of a historic African burial ground that will be accessible to visitors through a smartphone app. / COURTESY CITY OF NEWPORT
NEWPORT – God’s Little Acre, one of America’s largest and most intact burial sites for Colonial-era Africans and African Americans, may soon be more easily navigable thanks to the efforts of a team from Brown University. Newport’s Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission said work is underway on a project to create a high-resolution digital map of…

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