Memorial Day Spotlight: Maggie L. Walker’s Family Traditions

Memorial Day is a time of remembrance for all of the servicemen and women who have served our country and given their all to keep us safe. There are many traditions associated with Memorial Day and visiting cemeteries is one shared across time and place throughout the United States. One of the most famous residents of Historic Evergreen Cemetery, Mrs. Maggie L. Walker, had a family tradition of visiting Evergreen Cemetery on Memorial Day.

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Where the Sidewalk Ends

An order of nuns once shielded themselves from the public in a monastery on Taylor’s Hill, praying that the city’s war wounds would heal. Today, the battle on Taylor’s Hill is fought between man and nature.


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