This historically black cemetery lies immediately north of the
trail, on the west side of Sappington Road. A plaque along the trail just west of Sappington Road
provides a detailed background.
If you're interested in old cemeteries, also be sure to see the historic Sappington Cemetery.
Established in 1811, it is located on Watson Road 2/10 of a mile west
(toward Crestwood Plaza) from where the trail crosses Watson (see blue pin on the map below).
Go north on Sappington (the only street crossing between Watson
and Big Bend). Cemetery is at northeast corner.
There is a small entrance 0.1 mile north of the trail, and the
main entrance is 0.2 mile north of the trail.
From highway 44, take the Big Bend exit (exit 278). Go east past the
gas stations to the first major intersection (Sappington Road)
after the gas stations. Go south on Sappington 0.25
mile. Cemetery is on the right.