Online Exhibit

Exhibit 7

Oak Hill cemetery – Dilsy Washington is brought home

Oak Hill Cemetery

Oak Hill plantation is located on the north side of Route 5 opposite Sherwood Forest Plantation. The old Major family home burned some years ago, but it’s stately cemeteries can be seen from the road. The slave cemetery where Dilsey Washington is buried is located on private property and is not accessible to the public. Think about Dilsey as you drive by and the other slaves born at Oak Hill whose birth record is displayed in our exhibit.

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