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Historic Mount Olive Cemetery

Wilmington, Delaware

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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.

Burials from several early African-American cemeteries in Wilmington were moved to Mount  Olive in the early 1900s.

Death records, census and newspaper clippings will help identify not only the persons with existing tombstones, but additional people buried here as well.

Existing markers photographed: 945

Burials identified - 5636 (St. Peters, 12th&French (Old Union), Union (Ezion & St. Peters - Front and Union, to 3rd and Pyles Lane) and Mount Olive

Records - completed through 1907

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