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West Point Cemetery, Burial Records
Norfolk, Virginia

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West Point Cemetery

GPS: 36.861088, -76.284441

Armistead Ave & E. Princess Anne Rd
Norfolk, VA 23504

Date published: July 11, 2017
Total records: 3,526

West Point Cemetery is owned by the City of Norfolk, VA.

History

West Point Cemetery is located in the western point of Elmwood Cemetery, at the intersection of Armistead Ave and E. Princess Anne Rd. It was originally named, "Calvary Cemetery" and had been set up in 1873 as a potter's field for the city's Black population. It wasn't until 1885 that the name was changed to West Point Cemetery.

Section 20 of this cemetery was set aside for Black veterans of the Union Army.

Cemetery Records

Records published here were acquired from the City of Norfolk on July 12, 2017.


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