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Joseph Fordyce of Mount Vernon attended on behalf of New York Congressman Eliot Engel. The Mount Vernon resident placed his flag in the ground near the grave of William Voris, who was the richest African American in the Town of Rye before he died in 1872. About 20 people, including Town of Rye and state officials, came to honor the deceased veterans of color on the morning of Saturday, Nov. 12 at the African American Cemetery adjacent to Greenwood Union Cemetery.  Photo Story By Casey Watts

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