Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Oak Lawn Cemetery
Erected 2019 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-163.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
Location. 36° 43.878′ N, 76° 35.364′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, VirginiaTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 440 Market Street, Suffolk VA 23434, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Booker T. Washington High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); President's Days Plaque (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old City Hall Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Obici-Oderzo Fountain Marker (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Site of the First Church (approx. half a mile away); First Suffolk Church (approx. half a mile away); Mr. Peanut (approx. half a mile away); Korea and Vietnam Wars Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
More about this marker. Installed on October 4, 2019, K-163 Oak Lawn Cemetery was ceremoniously unveiled by the Historic Oak Lawn Cemetery Foundation on October 6, 2019, according to the Suffolk News-Herald.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2020, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 8, 2020, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.