Evergreen Library

This page contains downloadable resources for Evergreen families, the public, and media as they pertain to the ongoing Evergreen Cemetery restoration progress.

Articles

Rep. McEachin introduces bill to preserve historical African-American burial grounds
Published on 02/23/2019 via CBS6

Rep. McEachin Introduces ‘African American Burial Grounds Network Act’ with Community Leaders
Published on 02/23/2019 via Church Hill People's News

Reps. McEachin and Adams Introduce the ‘African American Burial Grounds Network Act’
Press release published 02/13/2019 via the office of Representative McEachin

Headstones and History, pg. 8-9
Published in 2018 edition of the Library of Virginia's Broadside magazine

MLK Day: Feature in Richmond Free Press
Published on 01/24/2019 via Richmond Free Press

Volunteers Help Clean Up Evergreen Cemetery
Published on 01/22/2019 via PBS Community Idea Stations

Restoration planned for African American cemetery
Published on 01/22/2019 via Urban Views Weekly

Momentum builds to restore large black cemetery in Virginia
Published on 01/21/2019 via The Washington Post

Williams: Historic Evergreen Cemetery, after a long decline, enjoys a day of service and celebration
Published on 01/21/2019 via Richmond Times-Dispatch

Volunteers clean up historic Evergreen Cemetery in honor of MLK Day
Published on 01/21/2019 via WRIC ABC8

VOF and Enrichmond Foundation celebrate Evergreen easement signing at MLK Day cleanup
Published on 01/21/2019 via Virginia Outdoors Foundation

A Sacred Public Space
Published on 01/21/2019 via Richmond Magazine

Momentum builds to restore large black cemetery in Virginia
Published on 01/21/2019 via NBC12

The Hands-on Effort to Save Richmond's Evergreen Cemetery
Published on 01/21/2019 via WVTF

Morning Rush w/ Monica - Interview with Viola Baskerville pt. 1
Published on 01/18/2019 via Rejoice 101.3 FM 990 AM

Morning Rush w/ Monica - Interview with Viola Baskerville pt. 2
Published on 01/18/2019 via Rejoice 101.3 FM 990 AM

Gary Flowers Show - Interview with Viola Baskerville, minutes 14:00-27:00
Published on 01/18/2019 via Rejoice 101.3 FM 990 AM

Veteran hopes state funding for historic black cemeteries finds graves of forgotten soldiers
Published on 11/12/2018 via WRIC ABC8

Project to restore neglected African-American cemetery launches with public forums
Published on 10/06/2018 via Richmond Times-Dispatch

Meetings to focus on restoration of historic black cemetery
Published on 10/05/2018 via The London Free Press

Rescuing a Community Treasure!
Published on 10/05/2018 via WRIR 97.3 FM

Evergreen Cemetery advisory team to lead public meetings throughout Richmond
Published on 10/04/2018 via NBC12

New law aims to preserve historic African American cemeteries
Published on 06/29/2018 via WRIC ABC8

Enrichmond announces team to oversee Evergreen Cemetery restoration
Published on 06/14/2018 via Richmond Free Press

Enrichmond: The Mantle
Published on 03/01/2018 via PBS' Virginia Currents

Documents

Advisory Team (ExPRT) Meeting Minutes

2018

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