Woodlawn Cemetery tour pays tribute to Black History Month

Historians and biographers have created a special walking tour at Woodlawn Cemetery in honor of Black History Month. The mapped tombstone tour highlights some African-American

The mapped tombstone tour highlights African-American trailblazers buried in The Bronx.

The mapped tombstone tour highlights African-American trailblazers buried in The Bronx. (2/4/13)

THE BRONX - Historians and biographers have created a special walking tour at Woodlawn Cemetery in honor of Black History Month.

The mapped tombstone tour highlights some African-American trailblazers who are buried in The Bronx, including Madame C.J. Walker and Duke Ellington.

Historical Services Director Susan Olsen says it's a terrific opportunity to celebrate the past and learn history while enjoying nature.

 

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