Sandfield Cemetery

Sandfield Cemetery (HM2LL3)

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N 33° 29.787', W 88° 24.147'

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Established before the Civil War, Sandfield Cemetery served historically as a burial ground for the African American community in Columbus. Among the approximately 250 people buried here are Rev. Jesse Freeman Boulden, a leader in the Reconstruction-era Republican Party and Robert Gleed, Sr., a former slave who served in the state senate. J.M. Coleman, a newspaper publisher, and Richard D. Littlejohn, Grand Master of the Prince Hall Affiliated Masonic Lodges, are also buried here.
HM NumberHM2LL3
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2018
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 7th, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 369722 N 3707205
Decimal Degrees33.49645000, -88.40245000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 29.787', W 88° 24.147'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 29' 47.22" N, 88° 24' 8.8199999999999" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
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