Norfolk, Virginia: “Died While Seeking Relief”(1901)

Main entrance, Calvary Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia. Photo: Nadia K. Orton, 2012. All rights reserved.

On a formerly unknown burial in Calvary Cemetery…

“A Colored Man Who Was Very Ill Dies in the Office of Dr. L. C. Shepherd

An old colored man staggered into the office of Dr. L. C. Shepherd, in Freemason street, about 7 o’clock Sunday evening. The man said his home was in Princess Anne avenue, but before he could give his name, he died.1

Norfolk, Virginia: The Legacy of Clara Anna Williams (1825-1883)

Mt. Auburn (formerly Sharp Street) Cemetery historical marker, Baltimore, Maryland, 2014. Photo: Nadia K. Orton. All rights reserved.

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Norfolk, Virginia: Revelations at West Point Cemetery (1827)

West Point Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia. Photo: Nadia K. Orton, 2012. All rights reserved.

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