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Liberty Community Cemetery

near Independence, Texas.
Tradition holds the first burials here were for enslaved Africans before the close of the Civil War in 1865; the first marked graves date to the late 1860s. When J.C. McCrocklin sold this site to the Colored People's . . .

(African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.


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