|Mount Olive Cemetery is an historic
African-American cemetery located
near Wilmington, DE on
Lancaster Avenue. The cemetery entrance is marked with a Historic
Marker - from the Delaware State website.
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Digital images of existing stones are available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Notes for GPS:
The entrance to the cemetery is:
N39° 45'.379 W075° 35'.863
All stones within the cemetery are:
N39° 45.xxx W075° 35'.xxx
We were able to find stones with ca. 7 ft accuracy on a clear day using a hand-held GPS. Accuracy under the trees was about 10 ft.
GPS coordinates will be added to existing stones as available.
PDF Map - 2012
PDF Map - 2012 showing 1939 boundaries
NOTE: Stones which were moved from St. Peters are generally in a WSW orientation. Later stones are in an EW orientation.
|Additional area photos:
|NOTE: The location(s) cited in burial / death records for this survey include 'St. Peters', 'Front and Union', 'Mt. Olive', 'AUMP Cemetery'. References to 'Col. Cemetery'; where other family members are buried at Mount Olive or St. Peters are included. Some persons identified by tombstones found in Mount Olive are actually listed in the death records as 'internment at Mt. Zion'.|
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