Old Pilgrim Baptist Church Cemetery and Kilgore Family Cemetery (NRIS 100000688)
3540 Woodruff Rd.,
South Carolina. County/parish: Greenville.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
February 28, 2017.
- Old Pilgrim Baptist Church Cemetery and Kilgore Family Cemetery
- The Old Pilgrim Baptist Church Cemetery and Kilgore Family Cemetery are a pair of historic cemeteries at 3540 Woodruff Road, southeast of Five Forks, South Carolina. The Kilgore Cemetery houses the remains of several generations of 19th-century plantation owners in the Kilgore family, while the Old Pilgrim Baptist Church Cemetery is an African-American burial ground established in 1868 by former slaves of the Kilgore plantation. The Kilgore Cemetery's funerary markers include several examples cut by W.T. White, a regionally prominent stone cutter.The cemeteries were added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2017. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100000688