The Bowles Family Cemetery was once part of the historic African American community of "Free State."
The Sammons Family Cemetery was once part of the historic African American community of "Hydraulic Mills."
Daughters of Zion Cemetery
The Daughters of Zion Cemetery was founded by an African American women's charitable association of the same name in 1873. Several researchers and dozens of descendants have been working to preserve its rich history and the site itself.
Visit the "Preservers of the Daughters of Zion Cemetery" Facebook site for more information.
Occasionally CVHR research or a CVHR-member's research focuses on historic cemeteries in central Virginia. To learn more click on the links on the left.