Postal Code: 22302
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The cemetery is located on the eastern edge of Fort Ward Park. It was founded around 1897 on property donated by the Adams family, one of the founding families of Oakland Baptist Church. The cemetery is the only known African-American cemetery in Fairfax County outside of downtown Alexandria and its first suburb, West End. The cemetery is surrounded by Fort Ward Park.
The church is located at 3408 King Street, on a triangle at the Bradlee intersection, the major historic crossroads of Braddock Road and Leesburg Turnpike. The brick structure was built in the early 20th Century and renovated in the 1990's.