Sabrina Goode, who is descended from an early settler in Oberlin Village where many freedmen bought land and settled after the Civil War, clears debris from a grave stone at her family's burial plot Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the 3-acre Oberlin Cemetery near Cameron Village in Raleigh. Goode is a volunteer who has worked to care for Oberlin Cemetery, where there may be as many as 600 graves.
Sabrina Goode, who is descended from an early settler in Oberlin Village where many freedmen bought land and settled after the Civil War, clears debris from a grave stone at her family's burial plot Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the 3-acre Oberlin Cemetery near Cameron Village in Raleigh. Goode is a volunteer who has worked to care for Oberlin Cemetery, where there may be as many as 600 graves. TRAVIS LONG tlong@newsobserver.com
Sabrina Goode, who is descended from an early settler in Oberlin Village where many freedmen bought land and settled after the Civil War, clears debris from a grave stone at her family's burial plot Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the 3-acre Oberlin Cemetery near Cameron Village in Raleigh. Goode is a volunteer who has worked to care for Oberlin Cemetery, where there may be as many as 600 graves. TRAVIS LONG tlong@newsobserver.com

Neighbors work to preserve history of Oberlin Village

May 16, 2015 04:12 PM

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