There’s A House On Top of Grandma (But We’re Not In Oz)

Save the Date – January 29, 2011, and visit the Black History Museum and Cultural Arts Center in Jackson Ward for a presentation by Veronica Davis on the past, present, and future of Evergreen Cemetery in Richmond Virginia.  The presentation will begin at 11AM.

Ms. Davis will focus on the history and future of the 4 cemeteries within the Evergreen Complex, in addition to providing information on where to find records on these burials. Attendees will have an opportunity to sign-up for volunteer opportunities in various localities.  Attendees may forward questions prior to the lecture to Ms. Davis at, to be answered during the lecture. More information on the Cemetery Project can be found at

Virginia Roots, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Virginia Roots began by offering tours of historic African American sites throughout the Richmond Metropolitan area. Its sole purpose to provide a source of funding for neglected cemeteries and other neglected historic sites throughout Virginia as needed. Today the company has grown to provide not only step on guide tours to charter companies but historical services that include historical event planning, consultations, antiquities reserarch, site planning, museum organization, genealogy services, research and more.

1 Reply to "There's A House On Top of Grandma (But We're Not In Oz)"

  • John Johnson
    January 28, 2011 (1:24 am)

    Someone please help me… My Grand Parents are interned at Evergreen Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia. I have been trying to find their graves for 35 years. Please to help to me find their graves so that I may restore our family plot. Their children are buried in graves beneath them. My daddy cried every time he mentioned his siblings. Mom and Dad are gone now; they are safely buried in a place honor. Please help me do what I can while I can, to honor my ancestors. My email address is . May GOD bless you for your help…

    John Johnson

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