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#391 Historic Preservation in Brooklyn with Rebecca Bellan: Preserving black history.

#391 Historic Preservation in Brooklyn with Rebecca Bellan: Preserving black history.

FromGovLove - A Podcast About Local Government


#391 Historic Preservation in Brooklyn with Rebecca Bellan: Preserving black history.

FromGovLove - A Podcast About Local Government

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Length:
40 minutes
Released:
Nov 24, 2020
Format:
Podcast Episode

Description

Preserving black history. Rebecca Bellan, Freelance Reporter for Forbes and CityLab, joined the podcast to tell the story of 227 Duffield in Brooklyn, New York. This home has ties to New York's abolitionist movement and is believed to have been part of the underground railroad. In two articles this year she's detailed the battle over preserving the home and the fight to preserve black history. Articles: What It Takes to Preserve a Building Tied to Black History and Did a Brooklyn Home’s Tunnel Provide Passage to Escaped Slaves? Host: Alyssa Dinberg
Released:
Nov 24, 2020
Format:
Podcast Episode