Hebrew Cemetery
Figure 6 The questionable expansion of the Hebrew Cemetery west along Hospital Street.

Hebrew Cemetery

The Hebrew Cemetery opened on Richmond’s north side after the city designated two acres for the burial of free people of color and enslaved persons. The city council approved the…

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African Burial Ground II
Figure 13A The route of the DC to Richmond high speed rail. Note the yellow line passing over the African Burial Ground II immediately west of Interstate 64 where the Tally Building is located.

African Burial Ground II

Richmond African Burial Ground II, was originally owned and operated by the City of Richmond. Over the years, it has been referred to by different names including: “Potters Field”; “Coloured…

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