Historic South-View Preservation Foundation

HerStories: The Women of South-View

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Enjoy a guided walking tour and performance at Historic South-View Cemetery, founded in 1886 by formerly enslaved African Americans. The HerStories tour will visit the gravesites of many of the remarkable women interred at South-View including Jennie C. Williams, grandmother of Martin Luther King Jr. and first lady of Ebenezer Baptist Church, and Adrienne Herndon, Shakespearean actress and designer of the Herndon Home which is now a National Historic Landmark. Historic figures will be portrayed by members of the Kuumba Storytellers of Georgia.

Image by Terrell Clark

Event Details

Saturday, March 23, 2013
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free and Open to the Public
This event is appropriate for young preservationists over 10 years of age.

Venue Information

South-View Cemetery
Area of City: South/Southeast of Downtown
1990 Jonesboro Road SE, Atlanta GA  30315
Meet at the angel in front of the main building at the cemetery.
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Preservation Partner

Historic South-View Preservation Foundation

The Historic South-View Preservation Foundation endeavors to record, interpret, restore and preserve the art, history and environment of Historic South-View Cemetery.