Bland Cemetery - African American

5445 Thorpe Rd
Belmont, Fayette County, Tennessee, USA
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This cemetery was created for the burial of the slaves of Rev. Peter Bland, a Presbyterian minister, who migrated from VA to this area about 1830. It is still used primarily by the descendants of Steve Whitmore, who raised his family on the plantation.

Directions: From Mason, TN, travel south on (Main St.) Hendricks Rd. for 1.3 mi. turning east (left) onto Thorpe Rd. After traveling 2.0 miles, turn north (left) onto a farm road and go 0.2 mi. & park. The cemetery is to the east (right), thru the wooded area.

GPS Coordinates: 35.39169, -89.49752

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #9381