Uncle Bob's Travels

Places I've hung out in, sometimes briefly.

Slave Cemetery

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This is one of about five grave stones we located in a very old slave cemetery northwest of Thorn Hill in Grainger County TN.  It’s on private property and we got permission to record it.  The last time it was checked was in 1999 by people who keep lists of county cemeteries and was noted as having more than 10 stones.  It is so overgrown now that we could only locate the five.

I couldn’t find any reference to names, but I’m still looking.  Oddly enough, I met someone whose wife is from Thorn Hill.  She’s contacting relatives for information.  I’ll add anything I find out.

Here’s another one of the stones (see what I meant by “overgrown”?):

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