• 8th Annual Walking Tour of Mt. Hope Cemetery

    RCCP will hold its 8th annual walking tour of historic Mt. Hope Cemetery, a public African-American cemetery located in Raleigh, on Saturday, April 22 at 10 am. Edna Rich-Ballentine and Jane Thurman will lead the tour. The tour meets at the cemetery’s Fayetteville Street gates. Rain date is April 29, at 10 am.

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  • New Links to Aid Research of African-Americans in Raleigh City Cemetery and Mt. Hope

    RCCP has added two wonderful tools for researchers. Betsy Shaw has compiled a list of the African-American’s interred at City Cemetery. You can download that file by clicking here. The link can always be found on the main City Cemetery page. The searchable Mt. Hope GIS Database is available by clicking here. The database can be search […]

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  • Congratulations!

    Jane Thurman and her colleagues at KCI received an award for the work they did on the Mt. Hope GIS Database. The database will be available via this website as soon as we raise the funds for the final phase of this project.   If you would like to donate please click the FUNDRAISING tab […]

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