Booker T Washington Cemetery

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Booker T Washington Cemetery

  • Booker T Washington Road off Millstradt Road Rt 163, Centreville, St. Clair County, Illinois, 62207 USA
  • 12,539 Memorials added (7% photographed)

near the intersection of Highways 163 and 157 in St. Clair County outside Centreville in East St. Louis City
Unfortunately, as of May 2011, the cemetery is overgrown with weeds, and St. Clair County officials were unable to determine who owns the cemetery.
It is believed to be an African American cemetery that was dedicated in 1903.

http://www.fox2now.com/news/ktvi-historic-eastside-cemetery-overgrown-20110509,0,7515007.story

Records for this cemetery can be found at the Belleville Public Library in Belleville, IL. The memorials that have photos are the only stones that could be found. There may be more but many have sunk into the ground or they are under water.

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GPS Coordinates: 38.5531, -90.1022

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #104822