Preservationists hope to restore 12 graves at City Cemetery, Raleigh’s oldest, in the historic section dedicated for slaves and free blacks. Few of those names remain, and markers are fading.
Preservationists hope to restore 12 graves at City Cemetery, Raleigh’s oldest, in the historic section dedicated for slaves and free blacks. Few of those names remain, and markers are fading. Josh Shaffer jshaffer@newsobserver.com
Preservationists hope to restore 12 graves at City Cemetery, Raleigh’s oldest, in the historic section dedicated for slaves and free blacks. Few of those names remain, and markers are fading. Josh Shaffer jshaffer@newsobserver.com

Slave cemetery fights for life. ‘I’m haunted by who the descendants are of these folks.’

February 20, 2018 01:40 PM