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Black Portsmouth: Lessons on Colonial Life, Abolition & the Civil War, and the Civils Rights Movement (1700 to the 1960s)

Black Portsmouth Curriculum CoverThe following five lessons introduce local seacoast history that highlights the experience of Black people and stimulates discussion about their contributions to the making of Portsmouth today.

Please send an e-mail to JerriAnne Boggis, Director of the Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, if you download the PDF of this curriculum. It would also be helpful if you would share any comments on the curriculum, how it works in your class or changes you made. This information will be helpful as we develop more lessons.

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Black Portsmouth: Lessons on Colonial Life, Abolition & the Civil War, and the Civils Rights Movement (1700 to the 1960’s)