Suffolk, Virginia: Historic Oak Lawn Cemetery Foundation (2018-2019)
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Suffolk, Virginia: Historic Oak Lawn Cemetery Foundation (2018-2019)

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Cemeteries, Family History, North Carolina, Virginia
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Cemeteries, Family History, Oak Lawn Cemetery - Suffolk (VA), Preservation, Virginia
About This Project

TASKS PERFORMED FOR THE FOUNDATION, 2018-2019:

 

  • Creation of Foundation logo (pictured left)

  • Creation, design, and content for Foundation website

  • Creation, design, development, and content for Foundation Facebook page

  • Development of official Foundation letterhead

  • Author of Foundation donor letter(s)

  • Author of Foundation event flyers (2018-2019)

  • Author of Oak Lawn Cemetery self-guided walking tour (copyright 2018)

  • Author of Oak Lawn Cemetery notables list (copyright 2018)

  • Author and designer of Oak Lawn Cemetery information booklet (provided members of First Baptist Church, Mahan, and journalist Alex Perry, Suffolk News Herald, March, 2019)



  • Preservation Virginia: Legislative Update, January 14, 2019

 


  • Virginia Acts of the Assembly: HB2311, Historical African American cemeteries; adds a cemetery in City of Suffolk, March 8, 2019

 


  • Black History Month Presentation, Oak Lawn Cemetery, First Baptist Church, Mahan (February 16, 2019)

 


  • Author: “Suffolk’s Oak Lawn Cemetery: A History,” Suffolk Happenings, Harambee Communications, Inc. May, 2019.

  • Historical highway marker: Research, application, and text (2019)