African-American history is sometimes hard to come across because so little is known and written about it. But, a recently uncovered cemetery in Maryland, possibly left by slaves, is providing a sense of history for their descendants.
In light of Black History Month, Mayor Joe Schember dedicated a day to a staple African American in Erie's history. During his weekly press meeting, the mayor making a proclamation in memory of Robert Benjamin Wiley.
Now calm and serene, the Savannah River was once a bustling, active route for importing and exporting goods in the River Region. It's proud past also includes a perilous period that changed lives and later influenced a segment of art culture.