Mount Moor Cemetery: a historic African-American graveyard hidden in the parking lot of one of America’s largest malls~

The huge Palisades Mall is among the largest “mega malls” in the United States. The vast concrete complex was opened in 1998, and even though it was described by the New York Times as a, “series of interlocking coffins…lacking any discernible architectural theme,” the mall become so popular and appreciated that it put the old Nanuet Mall out of business: it was recently bulldozed. Before its construction, there was an old bowling alley, an auto dealership, a Burger King and a diner that were displaced by the mall. The area…

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