February 10, 2021
by Guest Contributor
The creation of Eden Cemetery in Collingdale, Delaware County was a collaborative effort by African Americans to provide a sanctuary in the Philadelphia area where African Americans could be buried with dignity and respect.
African American history, Archives, Black History Month, Delaware, Heritage Tourism, Historic Preservation, National Register of Historic Places, PA Historical & Museum Commission, Women's History |
Tags: Caroline LeCount, cemetery, Charles Albert Tindley, Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, Eden Cemetery, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, George Henry White, Harriet and Ste-phen Smith, Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories, Historic Eden Cemetery, Historical and Archival Records Care Grant, James Forten, Julian Abele, Letitia and William Still, Marian Anderson, National Park Service Underground Railroad Network to Freedom, Octavius V. Catto, William Whipper |