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Providence Burial Ground


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Burial ground of prominent African-American, free blacks and military people from late 18th century and 19th century. Notables buried there include: Thomas Barnswell, free black and noted builder; Molly Horniblow, grandmother of Harriet Jacobs; Jonathon Overton, Private of Continental Line of Captain Jones Company, 10th regiment. Today, see 26 contemporary markers noting many local names, numerous round brick vaults, and impressions of many other graves in an attractively landscaped location.


Address:
West Albemarle Street

Phone: (252)482-2637


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Providence Burial Ground

Burial ground of prominent African-American, free blacks and military people from late 18th century and 19th century. Notables buried there include: Thomas Barnswell, free black and noted builder; Molly Horniblow, grandmother of Harriet Jacobs;

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