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A tour of Massies Creek Cemetery

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Roderick Blount, Jr. who wrote his masters thesis from The Ohio State University on the Massies Creek Cemetery, discusses the tombstone of Martin Robinson Delany at the cemetery just outside Wilberforce, Ohio.

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Roderick Blount, Jr. discusses the importance of understanding history.

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The monument of the Rev. Erdy Ransom and Emma Ransom, both active members of the AME church, stands in Massies Creek Cemetery just outside Wilberforce, Ohio.

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The modern tombstone of Martin Robinson Delany rises above other monuments at the Massies Creek Cemetery just outside Wilberforce, Ohio.

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The monument to the Brown family, including Hallie Quinn Brown, stands in the Massies Creek Cemetery just outside Wilberforce, Ohio.

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A photograph of William S. Scarborough, born Feb. 16, 1852 and died Sept. 9, 1926, is on record at the public library in Wilberforce, Ohio.

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Roderick Blount, Jr. is currently an admissions recruiter at Wilberforce University.

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The modern tombstone of Martin Robinson Delany bears his image in his full army dress.

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The Rev. Samuel T. Mitchell, a former president of Wilberforce University, is buried at Massies Creek Cemetery.

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Executive director of the Greene County Historical Society Catherine Wilson gently removes moss from the grave of the Rev. Samuel T. Mitchell.

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Rev. Samuel T. Mitchell was President of Wilberforce University.

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