Figures of Eastern Cemetery

In this ongoing series, the Friends of Eastern Cemetery in conjunction with Western Library will feature individuals from Louisville’s Eastern Cemetery to highlight their contributions to Louisville. A brief history of Eastern Cemetery as well as tips on finding relatives will be shared.

We will discuss African American Religious Figures this month, including Rev. Daniel A. Gaddie of Green Street Baptist Church, Rev. Henry Wise Jones also of Green Street Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. John H. Frank of Fifth Street Baptist Church, and Rev. Garrell Winstead of Beargrass Baptist Church.

On Saturday, May 21st at 10am we will offer a tour of the cemetery as a follow up to this presentation.