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A historically black cemetery almost directly across from Blandford. It's free, it's historical... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2016
Dona B
,
Richmond, Virginia
A Community Act of Love

People's Memorial Cemetery was "run down" and not cared for. It is the cemetery where my uncle... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
emilydecarloblessed
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Hopewell, Virginia
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May 28, 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

People's Memorial Cemetery was "run down" and not cared for. It is the cemetery where my uncle, aunts, grandmothers, grandfather, and father are buried. After The Petersburg National Parks restored it, it is now beautiful and a welcoming place to "visit" the graves of relatives....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

A historically black cemetery almost directly across from Blandford. It's free, it's historical, it's small, and the road is visible from everywhere in the cemetery.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Dona B
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Much like slavery, this place is a tragedy. We were shocked not that it was on the National Register of Historic Places, but that it was in such horrific condition. Honestly, I have no idea how the City of Petersburg, to whom it is deeded,...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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