Tuskegee Cemetery Historical

Tuskegee Cemetery Historical (HM1VWD)

Location: Tuskegee, AL 36088 Macon County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 25.851', W 85° 42.396'

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More than 8,000 people, White and Colored, rich and poor, from the lowliest farm and the richest Fifth Avenue mansion crowded in and around the school chapel to pay homage [to Booker T. Washington].
—Baltimore Afro-American, November 20, 1915

The bodies of Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver, and several other former members of the Tuskegee faculty and staff and their families are buried here in the school's cemetery. The university president determines who is buried here.
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HM NumberHM1VWD
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Placed ByThe National Park Service, Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, November 24th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 621598 N 3588929
Decimal Degrees32.43085000, -85.70660000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 25.851', W 85° 42.396'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 25' 51.06" N, 85° 42' 23.76" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)334
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Booker T Washington Blvd, Tuskegee AL 36088, US
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