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Published: 2/17/2013


A tour of Massies Creek Cemetery

Massies Creek Cemetery is the final resting place of many prominent members of the local black community. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Roderick Blount, Jr. who wrote his masters thesis from The Ohio State University on the Massies Creek Cemetery, discusses the ...
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Roderick Blount, Jr. discusses the importance of understanding history. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The monument of the Rev. Erdy Ransom and Emma Ransom, both active members of the AME church, stands in Massies ...
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The modern tombstone of Martin Robinson Delany rises above other monuments at the Massies Creek Cemetery just outside Wilberforce, Ohio. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge A photograph of William S. Scarborough, born Feb. 16, 1852 and died Sept. 9, 1926, is on record at the ...
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Roderick Blount, Jr. is currently an admissions recruiter at Wilberforce University. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo 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. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Executive director of the Greene County Historical Society Catherine Wilson gently removes moss from the grave of the Rev. Samuel ...
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Rev. Samuel T. Mitchell was President of Wilberforce University. Enlarge Rev. Samuel T. Mitchell was President of Wilberforce University.




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