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City Cemetery

  • Address: 500 E. Hargett St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.831.6548

About

Originally established in 1798 and divided into four parts: two one-acre plots for citizens, one for visitors and one for blacks (mainly slaves); now covering seven acres. Its iron fence once surrounded the North Carolina State Capitol grounds to keep out straying livestock. Among the buried is Dr. Anna J. Cooper (1858-1964), publisher of “A Voice from the South.”

  • About

    Originally established in 1798 and divided into four parts: two one-acre plots for citizens, one for visitors and one for blacks (mainly slaves); now covering seven acres. Its iron fence once surrounded the North Carolina State Capitol grounds to keep out straying livestock. Among the buried is Dr. Anna J. Cooper (1858-1964), publisher of “A Voice from the South.”

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