About East End Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia – History & Location

East End Cemetery is an historic African-American cemetery located at 50 Evergreen Rd., in the East End of Richmond, Virginia. It was founded in 1897 by a group of prominent black citizens of the city of Richmond. It straddles the border between the city of Richmond and Henrico County.

Colored Pauper’s Cemetery lies to its west, and Evergreen Cemetery to its south. East End Cemetery is estimated to contain 17,500 burials.

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