Historical Markers in Brentwood, District of Columbia
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This area, including that of the adjacent shopping center, was once the site of Columbian Harmony Cemetery. The cemetery, established in 1828 "for free persons of color," was originally located near 6th and S Streets, NW, Washington, D.C. . . . — — Map (db m146576) HM
Many distinguished Black citizens including Civil War veterans were buried in this cemetery.
These bodies now rest in the new National Harmony Memorial Park Cemetery in Maryland. — — Map (db m16069) HM