Roseville Plantation Slave And Freedman's Cemetery / Clarke Cemetery

Roseville Plantation Slave And Freedman's Cemetery / Clarke Cemetery (HMOYO)

Location: Florence, SC 29506 Florence County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 16.902', W 79° 42.156'

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Roseville Plantation Slave And Freedman's Cemetery
This was originally the slave cemetery for Roseville Plantation. Roseville, established about 1771 by the Dewitt family, was later owned by the Brockinton, Bacot, and Clarke families from the 1820s through the Civil War. A 1200-acre plantation, it had more than 100 slaves living and planting cotton here by 1850.

Clarke Cemetery
This cemetery is sometimes called "the Clarke Cemetery" after the family that owned Roseville from Reconstruction until 1948. It is about 150 ft. square, and though it contains relatively few gravemarkers it includes at least 150 and as many as 250 or more graves. Slaves, freedmen, and their descendants were buried here for two hundred years, from the 1770s to the 1970s.
Marker Number21-18
Year Placed2004
Placed ByThe Roseville Slave Cemetery Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 8:57am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 619418 N 3794152
Decimal Degrees34.28170000, -79.70260000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 16.902', W 79° 42.156'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 16' 54.12" N, 79° 42' 9.36" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3760 N Williston Rd, Florence SC 29506, US
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