Did You Know?

* The Dred Scott Decision was one of the major catalysts to the Civil War

* Dred Scott is buried in Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri

* Harriet Scott's gravesite was discovered in 2006 at Greenwood Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri

* There are living descendants of Dred and Harriet Scott in St. Louis and other states around the country

*  Harriet Scott has a new headstone and a memorial pavilion (dedicated May 2010) 
in Greenwood Cemetery

If you would like to read more visit our Chronology of An Era page.