A stone monument now identifies the long-neglected Geer Cemetery, Durham’s oldest black burial ground. The E.E. Thorpe Graduate Historical Society of N.C. Central University holds a dedication ceremony at the cemetery Sunday afternoon.
A stone monument now identifies the long-neglected Geer Cemetery, Durham’s oldest black burial ground. The E.E. Thorpe Graduate Historical Society of N.C. Central University holds a dedication ceremony at the cemetery Sunday afternoon. jwise@newsobserver.com
A stone monument now identifies the long-neglected Geer Cemetery, Durham’s oldest black burial ground. The E.E. Thorpe Graduate Historical Society of N.C. Central University holds a dedication ceremony at the cemetery Sunday afternoon. jwise@newsobserver.com

Durham’s city cemeteries need $5.6 million in repairs

February 18, 2014 12:00 AM