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1. Gravestone of Cuffe Gibbs (1768) made by African American Carver Pompe Stevens Gravestone of Cuffe Gibbs (1768) made by African American Carver Pompe Stevens Social Hierarchies; GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; Newport; Rhode Island; slavery; Stevens, Pompe; Gibbs, Cuffe gravestone; Resident Non-Members, Slaves, and Servants; Death; Burial Practice One unusual feature of God's Little Acre is that at least some of the stones allow us the possibility to see Black Newporters through their own eyes. The stones in this section include the work of Pompe...