Terre Haute Farm African American Cemetery

Terre Haute Farm African American Cemetery (HMC2O)

Location: Midlothian, VA 23113 Powhatan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 33.685', W 77° 41.77'

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Approximately 1 mile southeast of here was a cemetery containing one hundred and sixteen graves associated with the African American community of Huguenot Springs. Historical and archaeological evidence indicates that the cemetery was established prior to the Civil War for enslaved African Americans residing at Terre Haute farm. After emancipation, the cemetery was used by the members of the Huguenot Springs community, with the last recorded interment in 1937. The cemetery was relocated to the Powhatan Community Cemetery In Powhatan Courthouse due to the construction of Route 288.
Erected by the Department of Transportation, 2007.
HM NumberHMC2O
Year Placed2007
Placed ByDepartment of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 9:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 261858 N 4160572
Decimal Degrees37.56141667, -77.69616667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 33.685', W 77° 41.77'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 33' 41.10" N, 77° 41' 46.20" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 792-798 VA-711, Midlothian VA 23113, US
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