Media Library


‘Here I Lay My Burdens Down: A History of the Black Cemeteries of Richmond, Virginia’ Veronica Davis

Built by Blacks: African American Architecture and Neighborhoods in Richmond, VA Selden Richardson

Saving Evergreen, Style Weekly,  2002
Neglected cemetery being reclaimed Will Jones, Richmond Times Dispatch, November 08, 2009

“Cemetery for Richmond’s prominent blacks suffers” Michael Paul Williams, Richmond Times Dispatch March 2, 2007
“Let’s right sad state of cemeteries” Michael Paul Williams,  Richmond Times Dispatch August 1, 2009.



Evergreen Deed 1970

Evergreen Deed 1973

BURIAL RECORDS (after 1929)

Library of Virginia, Microfilm Reels 1247-1254

This data is being transcribed by hand to help locate unidentified areas in the cemetery.  If you would like to help please visit the volunteer link.


Thomas W. Mitchell obit

Thomas W. Mitchell monument unveiling


4 Responses to Media Library

  1. melissa says:

    I’m trying to find my cousins mother Catherine Griffin / Cathy Griffin 2001 she died


    I’m trying to find my father’s grave James H Jones 1999

    • jgshuck says:

      His grave should be in the newest part of the cemetery. If want to meet us at the cemetery on Saturday when we are working, we can put you in the general area of where the grave should be. Do you know if there is a gravestone?

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