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

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