|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
It is the final resting place for at least 80 African-American workers at the old Dallas Pressed Brick Co. The site was abandoned in the 1950s when the company closed.
The cemetery is located approx. 300 ft. NE of Peachtree-Clary intersection, between RR & concrete drainage channel on the East (right) side of the road.
Approx. 80 graves found in an archeological dig by the State of Texas. Also found a broken headstone & pieces of pink granite, wood, metal & concrete used in the manufacture of headstones.
The area was set aside by Ferris Brick Company for the burial of African-American laborers & their family members. Ferris Brick opened in 1904 & closed in the 1950's.
The site has been designated a Historic Texas Cemetery and plans for a memorial have begun.
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