Articles by: R. Gregory Nokes

Reuben Shipley honored in Philomath, Oregon

Reuben Shipley honored in Philomath, Oregon

Former slave Reuben Shipley was honored on April 30, 2022, at Mount Union Cemetery near Philomath, Oregon, where he and his family are buried. Shipley was honored by the DAR for donating the land for a cemetery for both Blacks and whites. He also successfully sought...

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