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Juneteenth

In advance of Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans, The Berkshire Eagle featured a front page article in which the cemetery of Church on the Hill played a prominent role.


We happen to share the hilltop with seven people whose efforts helped liberate the enslaved of the South.


Below is Jeremiah Bradley's grave, to which his great-granddaughter Barbara Lewis and her second cousin Eunice Jones recently made pilgrimage, as pictured here.


To read the full article, click here, and to read of the cemetery and others of our lovely places, click here.


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