North Carolina USA
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Location: West of Calvander (NW of Carrboro) on the Bethel-Hickory Grove Church Road (SR-1104), a short distance above Bethel Baptist Church. A short access road (SR-1105) leads past the new brick church eastward about .3 miles to the cemetery where the old Hickory Grove Baptist Church frame building once stood. Memorial Garden Sign.
Additional information: This cemetery was originally established for African-American descent burials. When surveyed in the 1970's, there were 162 marked graves and 215 unidentified graves. Heavy equipment had been used to clear the rows, and many firmly set stones had been dislodged. Recent burials from 1989 to 2008 were added from church records provided by Josie Foushee Smith.
GPS Coordinates: 35 56 17.0 N 79 08 07.0 W
Alan and Jane
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