The Woodgrove Outlander

6-1 Vote Concludes Debate Over Preservation of African American Grave Sites

Pastor Michelle Thomas looks over historic African American gravesites in Loudoun County.

Written by Chris Tuttle

March 8, 2019

Following years of protest and negotiation, the The Loudoun Freedom Center, as well as many local African American groups, were met with success, after a 6-1 vote in the Leesburg Town Council rescinded a proposal leasing Sycolin Cemetery to local businesses. Instead, the historic African American gravesite...

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