Female Union Band Society Burying Ground (historical)
Name: Female Union Band Society Burying Ground (historical)
District of Columbia, U.S.A.
U.S. Board on Geographic Names ID: 530624
Female Union Band Society Burying Ground (historical) was located at:
Elevation 24 meters above sea level, in
the District of Columbia, U.S.A.
in 1842, the Female Union Band Society, a group of free negro women, purchased land adjacent to the existing Old Methodist Burying Ground; these 2 burial sites were leased by the Mt Zion United Methodist Church for 99 years in 1879 and called Mt Zion Cemetery
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