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Mount Hope Cemetery

  • 1100 Fayetteville St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601

Cemetery established by black citizens shortly after the Civil War in 1872. It is Raleigh's largest cemetery for African Americans, encompassing about 35 acres, and one of the first municipal cemeteries of its kind in N.C. Among the more than 7,000 buried are Rt. Rev. Henry Beard Delany (1858-1928), Bessie Delany (1891-1995), Sadie Delany (1889-1999), William Henry Fuller (1877-1961), James H. Harris (1832-1891), Calvin E. Lightner (1877-1960) and Dr. Albert W. Pegues (1859-1923).

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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