By Zoe Roos in the Guilford Courier on July 18, 2017.
Guilford — A nation’s history is never perfect and there are often parts people would rather forget or not discuss, but no part of history should go unrecognized. It may have been centuries ago and a practice more commonly associated with the south, but slave ownership is a part of Guilford’s history. To remember and recognize the slaves who lived in Guilford, the Guilford Preservation Alliance (GPA) is starting the Witness Stones Project, a project through which a stone will be placed on the sidewalk in front of a building or home where a slave once lived or worked in town. Continue reading.