Greenwood Cemetery

Greenwood Cemetery
4:24 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Historic St. Louis Cemetery Looking For Volunteers

The caretakers of Greenwood Cemetery, one of the oldest black cemeteries in St. Louis, need volunteers for a clean-up effort on Saturday.
(via Flickr/United Way of Greater St. Louis)

The caretakers of one of the oldest black cemeteries in St. Louis are hoping to get 300 people to converge on the property in North County tomorrow to help with the ongoing restoration efforts.

The Friends of Greenwood Cemetery Association does these clean-up days several times a year, and historian Etta Daniels says they've helped clear about half of the 32-acre cemetery in the last 13 years. This year, they'll tackle a 10-12 acre section that needs some TLC.

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