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Easily Missed

This old African American cemetery is tucked in next door to the Econo Lodge. Since we were... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Oklahoma City, OK
Hole in the wall.. or ground

This place is so small and forgotten, you could have driven by this place every day for your entire... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Blacksburg, Virginia
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  • Poor51%
  • Terrible0%
2 Sep 2017
“Hole in the wall.. or ground”
8 Jul 2017
“Easily Missed”
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306/310 Orange Ave NE, Roanoke, VA 24012
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This place is so small and forgotten, you could have driven by this place every day for your entire life and would have never known it was there. Its amazing that even shows up on major search engines. For it to be a place of...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

This old African American cemetery is tucked in next door to the Econo Lodge. Since we were staying there, we din't miss it but it might be easy to miss otherwise. It is fenced in and not a very big cemetery. Others complained it wasn't...More

Thank morrishj
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had a view of the cemetery from our motel room! We went down for a look and stopped just inside the gates. We didn't think it was a real cemetery as the sign has a "theme-parky" look to it and it was VERY overgrown....More

Thank LiciaW
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I drove by a few times and finally one day stopped. Just moving here last month I didn't know the history to this gem! It is an old grave yard with African Americans and history surrounds each person. I would like to look into each...More

2  Thank paralegal4444
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is one you have to already have an interest in finding something you think is there. There are only a few stones let. Some are into the brush and trees. It appears when the developed I-581, they took some of this away

Thank gcassady
Reviewed 11 June 2016

we drove past it once, then went into the hotel parking lot to see it. we saw the chain on the gates and did not bother to check to see if you could open it.

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We almost rode right past the cemetery. Sandwiched between a cheap motel and a divided highway is a really cool forgotten cemetery. Some of the stones have fallen over and many are illegible. Make sure to go up the hill and into the woods as...More

1  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This cemetery is just to the left of the Econo Lodge on Orange Ave NE. We didn't even notice it when we arrived. I wandered around it for about 20 minutes in the morning. The gate has a chain on it, but you just unlatch...More

5  Thank ClandestinePenguin
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