2004 Archaeology Report


New Philadelphia


New Philadelphia FAQ
2004 Archaeology Report

New Philadelphia, Illinois

New Philadelphia is a nationally significant site that adds to our understanding of racism during the antebellum era. it is the earliest known town founded and registered in a state by an African American in the antebellum United States.  The goal of this interdisciplinary project is to make the story of New Philadelphia part of the national public memory.

2004 Archaeology Report


New Philadelphia Home