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LATEST CEMETERY NEWS

December 31, 2012
Mount Zion Cemetery in the Georgetown Section of Washington, DC Placed on Endangered List

The Mount Zion Cemetery in Georgetown, one of the oldest remaining African-American cemeteries in Washington, DC, has been placed on the list of this year’s “Most Endangered Places in Washington” by the D.C. Preservation League. A crumbling African-American cemetery in Georgetown and a vacant embassy building in Sheridan-Kalorama are among the six properties highlighted on [...]

July 10, 2011
Fence dividing white, black cemeteries seen as odious relic

MANSFIELD — A fence divides two cemeteries, one founded for white people, the other for blacks. The fence has been there as long as anyone locally can remember. It stayed up, and presumably was replaced a few times, after the U.S. military was integrated in 1948, after the Supreme Court ruled that “separate but equal” [...]


People come together to restore Springfield’s oldest African-American cemetery

SPRINGFIELD, Mo –People come together to restore Springfield’s oldest African-American cemetery. The Lincoln Memorial Cemetery is the oldest African-American cemetery in Springfield. It opened in 1919 as a result of “separate but equal” laws. It’s a cemetery for several prominent African Americans, including veterans, ministers and educators, all from the Ozarks. Most of the more [...]


Group seeks help refurbishing old cemeteries

“We feel it necessary to address this situation now for fear of all our African-American cemeteries ultimately deteriorating and becoming overgrown like the Morehead City Cemetery,” the letter added. “This is our mission, to see that our deceased loved ones are treated with the love and the respect they so richly deserve.”







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