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Results for subject term "Cemetery or Memorial": 20

Historical Significance Fairview Cemetery was founded in 1869 by Mount Zion Baptist Church and Augusta Street United Methodist Church. In the mid-19th century the cemetery was located outside of the Staunton City limits in the heart of an…

Historical Significance The Burris Cemetery lay behind the Burris family house in Eastville. Many years ago this area was called Burristown. The house was built in the 1860's by Reverend Caleb James Burris, the first black ordained minister on the…

Historical Significance The Black Baptist Cemetery--now part of the African American Heritage Park-- was created in 1885 by the Silver Leaf ("Colored") Society of Alexandria, one of the many burial associations formed by African Americans in the…

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