Evergreen Library

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

Watch the NBC12 Nightly News feature on Historic Evergreen Cemetery


Master plan for restoring Richmond’s Historic Evergreen Cemetery unveiled
Published on 3/1/2020 via Virginia Public Media News

Group unveils $19 million plan to restore Evergreen Cemetery
Published on 2/29/2020 via Richmond Times-Dispatch

John Sydnor column: A new generation of heroes at Historic Evergreen and East End Cemeteries
Published on 2/26/2020 via Richmond Times-Dispatch

Historic African American Evergreen Cemetery is celebrating Black History Month with a twist
Published on 01/28/2020 via NBC12

More than 600 volunteers clean up cemetery to honor Martin Luther King Jr
Published on 01/20/2020 via CBS6

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Executive Planning and Review Team (ExPRT) Information

ExPRT Meeting Minutes




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