Students trace overlooked history in sacred places

Written by on March 30, 2023

Rachel Wallach



March 30, 2023

On a recent chilly afternoon, a cluster of Johns Hopkins students and instructors makes its way through rows of headstones and family plots in a pocket of southwest Baltimore. The gray of the late-winter sky is almost the same shade as the 19th and 20th century grave markers that dot the rolling terrain sloping down toward the Reddy Ice factory off Annapolis Road. The scholars tread gingerly along the uneven ground, dodging hidden craters and puddled rainwater. Geese flock in the far section called Simpson Circle.

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