02/21/15 10:00am
02/21/2015 10:00 AM
The Slaves Burying Ground in Orient. (Suffolk County Historical Society courtesy photo)

The Slaves Burying Ground in Orient. (Credit: Suffolk County Historical Society)

The North Fork of Long Island probably isn’t a place most people associate with slavery, but it “persisted in Oysterponds until about 1830,” according to a plaque marking the Slaves Burying Ground in Orient.  (more…)