Photo by Maurice Pitts Johnson Special to The Chronicle On Saturday, Oct. 15, the youth from Ardmore Baptist Church volunteered to help clean the Happy Hill Cemetery at the request
Happy Hill Cemetery Friends invites volunteers to help clean up the historic Happy Hill Cemetery, on Saturday, May 21 at 9:30 a.m at the corner of Willow and Pitts streets in Happy Hill. Help is also needed on May 28, The group has been working for years to restore the historic cemetery, located in the city’s oldest black community, which was hit hard in last week’s severe weather and is now littered with downed branches and trees.
(pictured above: Volunteers work at Happy Hill Cemetery last Thursday.) More than five dozen Mormon teenagers aided in the arduous task of reverting a historic African American graveyard to some