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

Recovering a piece of black American history in Virginia
Published on 08/25/2019 via NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

A List of African American Sites Getting Preservation Grants
Published on 07/05/2019 via The New York Times

National Trust Awards $1.6 Million in Grants to Help Preserve African American History
Published on 07/05/2019 via National Trust for Historic Preservation

Evergreen Cemetery Receives International Recognition
Published on 06/07/2019 via Richmond Free Press

Open Source RVA radio show
Published on 06/06/2019 via WRIR 97.3 FM

Richmond's Evergreen Cemetery Receives UNESCO Designation
Published on 06/04/2019 via NPR Community Idea Stations

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

Executive Planning and Review Team (ExPRT) Information

ExPRT Meeting Minutes

2019

2018

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