Greenwood Cemetery

Address:
1601 Old Bainbridge Rd. , Tallahassee , FL 32303
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Categories:
African American
Description:

When a 1936 ordinance prevented the sale of burial plots to blacks in the Old City Cemetery, J.R.D. Laster, Tallahassee’s first black funeral director purchased 16 acres here and established Greenwood Cemetery in 1937. The City of Tallahassee now owns this historic cemetery.