United American Cemetery

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United American Cemetery

Also known as American Cemetery, Colored American Cemetery, The United American Cemetery

Duck Creek Road and Strathmore Drive
East Madisonville, Hamilton County, Ohio, 45227 USA
Phone (513) 381-3858
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The United American Cemetery is located in Columbia Township with an entrance off Duck Creek Road. The cemetery was founded in 1844 by the United Colored American Association and dedicated three years later. It is thought to be the oldest African-American cemetery in Ohio. The Association was incorporated in 1882. In 1968, the cemetery was transferred to the Union Baptist Church.

The cemetery is currently operated by:

Union Baptist Church
405 West Seventh Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45203
Telephone: (513) 381-3858

The cemetery is located in Columbia Township, Hamilton County, Ohio, and is # 4645 in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 1037401 (American Cemetery).


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GPS Coordinates: 39.1660995, -84.4139023

  • Added: 1 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #39638