About Barton Heights Cemeteries – History & Location

Barton Heights Cemeteries is a set of six contiguous historic African-American cemeteries located in Richmond, Virginia. The cemeteries are the Cedarwood, Union Mechanics, Methodist, Sycamore, Ebenezer, and Sons and Daughters of Ham cemeteries.

The cemeteries were established between ca. 1815 and ca. 1865. and include hundreds of burials. The cemeteries were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in.

Location 1600 Lamb Ave., Richmond, Virginia
Coordinates 37°33′29″N 77°25′58″WCoordinates37°33′29″N 77°25′58″W
Area 12.6 acres (5.1 ha)
Built 1815
NRHP reference No. 02000364[1]
VLR No. 127-5679
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 10, 2002
Designated VLR June 13, 2001
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