The Mount Nebo Cemetery
This is the headstone of
|The Mount Nebo Cemetery
is located on Route 29, County Line 46 in Tuskegee, Alabama. This approximately 5
miles from the city limit and about one mile from the Shiloh Baptist Church.
The history of this cemetery is still being researched. However, I am aware that this cemetery was established by and for African Americans.
In front of the Shiloh Baptist Church is
another African American cemetery that was well known during the early 1900's as the Bryant
Cemetery. This particular cemetery is not visible due to over growth and
has been abandoned as a cemetery for burials. I was informed many years ago that my
grandmother, Hattie Bryant, was buried here in June 1930. There were many other
Bryant family members that are buried here as well. Some of the early Burton Funeral Home records indicate that some of the local
townspeople were buried in the Bryant Cemetery. However, the exact location was not
Mable Sparks Jackson
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