African American Cemetery

Kennedale Cemetery About To Get Much-Needed TLCIn a corner of Kennedale surrounded by new housing construction and development lies what was known in the 1850's as the Whitehead Family Cemetery.
Texas Historian Highlights Roles Of Black Civil War Vets Blacks fought in the Civil War, surprisingly on the side of the Confederacy, many of them from Texas, Palestine historian Norris White Jr. said his research shows. They are the "black forgotten Confederates."
African American Cemetery Bulldozed In Ellis CountyIt was last Saturday, when Kirby arrived at St. Mary to cut the grass, when he saw a shocking scene. “They were just gone”, he said. A section of the cemetery had disappeared.
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