First Baptist Church – Mahan (1866)
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First Baptist Church – Mahan (1866) Tag

Chuckatuck, Nansemond County, and lower Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Library of Congress

Photo: Nadia K. Orton. All rights reserved. “Funeral services for Miss Pearl L. Jackson, who died on May 4 at a...

Photo: Nadia K. Orton, 2013. All rights reserved.

Photo: Nadia K. Orton, November 5, 2019. All rights reserved.

I finally had a chance to swing by and see the historical marker for Oak Lawn Cemetery. I first pitched the idea to the other members of the Historic Oak Lawn Cemetery Foundation late last year, and once approved by the existing members in 2019 (three), a working text was hammered out over the early months of this year. It's wonderful to see this project come to fruition, with the added bonus of the marker being located just across the way from Suffolk's City Hall (read: lots of traffic!)

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