North Carolina State University News
Revealing the past at Oberlin Village Cemetery, by Tracey Peake
September 21, 2016
Oberlin Cemetery is one of only four known African-American cemeteries in Raleigh. Founded in 1873 and used until 1971, the small three-acre plot is key to understanding the history of Oberlin Village, the largest freedman’s village in Wake County during Reconstruction.