Highway 76 south from Brownsville, at Koko turn left on Highway 179 (Eurekaton Road). Cemetery is about 4 miles on the left
Harmony Baptist Church was organized 14 October 1837 east of the Haywood - Hardeman County line and about a mile and half west of Cedar Chapel. In 1840, the church moved to the present location on the Brownsville and Whiteville Road on land donated by Tom Short, who designated the cemetery was to be a free burying ground. 1938, Cemetery Association Organized. 1980, Perpetual Care Trust set up.
Up until the end of the Civil War slaves belonged to the church. Afterwards, the church assisted them to build their own church. The "Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery - African American" is located adjacent & north of this cemetery, just further up the hill.
GPS Coordinates: 35.44349, -89.22944
- Added: 2 Jan 2000
- Find A Grave Cemetery: #12972
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