August 28, 2012
Detailed construction plans of Contrabands and Freedmen's Cemetery: Ovoid shapes with Rectangle inlays indicate known grave sites and place markers in position. Larger rectangle shapes in photo represent remnants of office building and gas station.
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Contrabands and Freedmen’s Cemetery Memorial on pace for Spring 2013 opening.
In Spring 2007, the City of Alexandria purchased a desolate and overgrown lot on the southern edge of town and promptly razed the site’s two buildings.