Monthly Archives: February 2011

Work Day Saturday!

We will be working this Saturday morning starting at 10 a.m. Mr. Williams may be back out to see the graves of some of his relatives that we cleared Monday. They are at the other end of the cemetery and … Continue reading

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Work Day Saturday

We will be working on Saturday starting between 9:30 and 10:00.  A bunch of students from VCU and VUU will probably be coming out as well.  Mr. Williams and his family should be coming out between 11:30 and noon so … Continue reading

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Grave lost for nearly 40 years has been found!

Many of the volunteers who come to Evergreen are associated with the Henrico Historical Society.  An elderly member of the society needed help finding his mother’s grave, who was buried in the cemetery in 1941.  The last time her son … Continue reading

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Evergreen Photos by Ayne Bales Photography

Check out this amazing set of photos on Facebook.  Ayne is donating proceeds from the sale of these photos to the restoration effort.  Given the natural and historic beauty of the site there are untold stories to be photographed!

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Record Extraction Finished!

John Shuck, Volunteer Coordinator for the Evergreen Cemetery restoration effort, finished digitizing the 2800 burial records from 1929-1979.  These records are estimated to be only a fraction of the actual burials at Evergreen.  This summer we will start GPS-locating graves … Continue reading

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Work Day Saturday

We will be back to working on Saturday this weekend. We will start around 1 p.m.  See you there!

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Uncovered! New aerial photo from 1952 showing Evergreen Cemetery

This photo was found using USGS’ Earth Explorer.  It shows the extent of burials in 1952 and just how clear the parcel was.  This makes it easier to identify the few much-older trees and work to restore the cemetery to … Continue reading

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