August 29, 2011

Star Hill A.M.E. Church, Camden, DE



"HARD LAbo_"


"MY h_ _ _e
_ _ _ _ _
By Henry Hershey
Built This
On 9/1/33":

Don't miss the signs of African American burials. This tree, growing out of it's concrete planter, is the only visible grave marker for this individual:

Trees are marking a line of graves, this is not a property line (even though that's what it looks like):

I have never seen a grave marker like this. Remarkable!!
There was no discernible name on the marker. I wonder if the red stars are somehow for "Star Hill"?:
Head stone & foot stone:

Foot stone:

Maddy McCoy
Fairfax County, Virginia
Slavery Inventory Database

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