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
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