Sinister Activities

Sinister Activities (HM1END)

Location: Lynchburg, VA 24504
Country: United States of America

N 37° 24.957', W 79° 9.482'

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Sinister Activities had been rumored in 1897, but great alarm spread among both Negro and White citizens when it was discovered that the body of a young woman, Ella Jamieson, supposed to be buried in Potter's Field, was instead being shipped to the University of Virginia for medical research. Arrests were made and charges resolved, but citizens still gathered at night to watch over their dead and many others demanded that graves be opened to prove bodies had not been removed.

After a period of months, calm eventually returned.
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HM NumberHM1END
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 3:44am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 663001 N 4142608
Decimal Degrees37.41595000, -79.15803333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 24.957', W 79° 9.482'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 24' 57.42" N, 79° 9' 28.92" W
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Area Code(s)434, 540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 85 Taylor St, Lynchburg VA 24504, US
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