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Barbados: BMHS appoints Newton Slave Burial Ground sub-committee

The Barbados Museum and Historical Society (BMHS) has appointed a sub-committee to the Newton Slave Burial Ground, located at Christ Church, “due to its historic significance”.

In a release the BMHS said, the sub-committee will not only advise the council and the BMHS staff on the development, interpretation and promotion of the archaeological site, but also assist with its the monitoring and management.

The sub-committee which was implemented on Emancipation Day, Saturday August, 1 2020 will also recommend strategies for fundraising to support the development of the Newton Slave Burial Ground which is under the BMHS’ control and ownership.

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