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Old Black Cemetery Section, Part #2 - Elmwood Cemetery, Mexico, Missouri

Part two of the documentation, for preservation purposes. Note the heavy marble bases underneath the newer, granite toppers of the oldest s…

Started by Porsha A. WilliamsLatest Reply

Old Black Cemetery Section - Elmwood Cemetery, Mexico, Missouri

In lieu of the recent tragedies surrounding Burr Oaks cemetery, as well as in honor of my ancestors still missing in the search for the San…

Started by Porsha A. WilliamsLatest Reply

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Sumter County, FL Plans to Move Historic African American Cemetery

What a shameful disregard for an historic cemetery, perhaps the oldest in the county. It does not appear that the county has researched or…

Started by Toni Carrier

1 Oct 2, 2009
Reply by Lowcountry Africana

Old Black Cemetery Section, Part #2 - Elmwood Cemetery, Mexico, Missouri

Part two of the documentation, for preservation purposes. Note the heavy marble bases underneath the newer, granite toppers of the oldest s…

Started by Porsha A. Williams

0 Aug 20, 2009

Old Black Cemetery Section - Elmwood Cemetery, Mexico, Missouri

In lieu of the recent tragedies surrounding Burr Oaks cemetery, as well as in honor of my ancestors still missing in the search for the San…

Started by Porsha A. Williams

0 Aug 19, 2009

Burr Oak Cemetery - Online Database

Please see the following article, regarding Burr Oak Cemetery, and an Online Database created by the local sheriff's office, which includes…

Started by Porsha A. Williams

0 Aug 1, 2009

Lue Family Pictures

View slideshow here for Lue Family pictures; early 1900s - 1960s.... Find more photos like this on Genealogy Wise

Started by Porsha A. Williams

0 Jul 29, 2009

ISDSA - International Sons and Daughters of Slaves Association

Good evening, folks! This week's discussion will be short - I'm in the process of finishing a project for my family reunion coming up this…

Started by Porsha A. Williams

0 Jul 28, 2009

Save Simmons' Stables - Join the Renovation Project and Help Save this Historical Landmark!

Please see the following website: http://www.saddlebredhalloffame.org/ If you're interested, please consider joining the preservation soc…

Started by Porsha A. Williams

0 Jul 24, 2009

Working Against Time, Part Deux

Here are some links that I found useful as I began my search for the Old Santa Fe Colored Cemetery (located behind what was left of Mt. Zio…

Started by Porsha A. Williams

0 Jul 23, 2009

Working Against Time

Good evening, all! Thanks for the great comments, tips, and websites provided in your comments - keep them coming, I'm having a great time…

Started by Porsha A. Williams

0 Jul 23, 2009

Burr Cemetery, Chicago Illinois

Anyone following the tragic story of Burr Cemetery? That historic cemetery has been descecrated by cemetery workers. Some of the bodies hav…

Started by Angela Walton-Raji

1 Jul 20, 2009
Reply by Darlina Shaw

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