Toussaint L'Ouverture Cemetery

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Toussaint L'Ouverture Cemetery

Location
Del Rio Pike and Hillsboro Road
Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorials 1,154 added (77% photographed)

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The cemetery is named for Toussaint L'Ouverture, a slave leader whose rebellion led to Haiti's independence in 1804. The cemetery is the finial resting place for many Williams County African - Americans.
Graves sites date to 1869 & include veterans from both World Wars, the Korean & Vietnam conflicts. The cemetery was placed on the Historic Places in 1996.

From the 'Franklin Square' at intersection of 3rd Ave. & Main St., travel southwest on Main St. for 0.2 mi. turning northwest (right) onto 5th Ave. N going 0.4 mi., continuing onto Hillsboro Rd. for 0.2 (0.6 total) turning west (left) onto Del Rio Pike, going about 200 ft. to the entrance to this old & historical African -American Cemetery on the south (left) side of the road.

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GPS Coordinates: 35.93016, -86.87734

  • Added: 30 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #1867051