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San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum (SAAACAM)

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January 2021

Burial Ground: Exploring African American Resting Places – Eastview Cemetery

January 16, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Eastview Cemetery, 3550 Roland Avenue
San Antonio, 78210 United States
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$25.00
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We explore the history of African American trailblazers in San Antonio with a safe, socially distanced, outdoor walking tour of Eastview Cemetery. A few of the historic figures uncovered include Samuel Sutton, Oliver Sutton, Myra Hemmings, Hattie Briscoe, Claude Black Sr., Charles Bellinger to name a few. Discussions will also include the history of the previously enslaved people buried at the cemetery. We will also learn about the cemetery’s historic evolution. This epic tour celebrates the lives of local African…

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