Friday, January 30, 2015

Brush Creek, MO

After Quincy I headed to Brush Creek, Missouri, where Father Tolton was born. It has not changed at all since his time. I drove five miles on an unpaved road to get there.

The church is on the national register of historic places.

Behind the church are two cemeteries--one for the slaves, one for everyone else.

The slave cemetery:

Fallen monuments on the other side of the cemetery, where the slave owners were buried:

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