White Rock Cemetery Garden of Memories

Cemetery

Operating as usual

05/25/2022

White Rock Garden of Memories Cemetery will not hold it’s annual Memorial Day Celebration this year

02/27/2022

Turner Family Chit & Chat

02/25/2022

Legacy Keepers of Old East Mckinney Presents…

The True Black History Month Museum is committed to preserving the history of African Americans and to teaching others of the many great contributions that African Americans have made to mankind.

Make it out this Saturday starting at 11am for an experience you won’t forget!

Learn more at: https://www.mckinneybhm.com/pop-up-museum.html

All Freedmen town tour. We will visit all Freedmen Towns in Dallas Co. 02/14/2022

All Freedmen town tour. We will visit all Freedmen Towns in Dallas Co.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/all-freedmen-town-tour-we-will-visit-all-freedmen-towns-in-dallas-co-tickets-252874352997

All Freedmen town tour. We will visit all Freedmen Towns in Dallas Co. This tour will discuss and explore all of the Dallas County Freedman Towns pre and post-reconstruction(1850-1877) Welcome all ethnic groups

Community Education Organization Works To Ensure Dallas Never Forgets Its Black History 02/10/2022

Community Education Organization Works To Ensure Dallas Never Forgets Its Black History

https://cbsloc.al/3LlvLPW

Community Education Organization Works To Ensure Dallas Never Forgets Its Black History Remembering Black Dallas is an effort to preserve, present, and promote the footprint of Black life throughout Dallas' history.

RBDallas and DCHC Host Workshop: How to apply for a Texas State Marker 11/13/2021

RBDallas and DCHC Host Workshop: How to apply for a Texas State Marker

RBDallas and DCHC Host Workshop: How to apply for a Texas State Marker Workshop: RBDallas & The Dallas County Historical Commissioners will show you to show you how to process a Texas State Marker from A-Z.

Join Me in Supporting Remembering Black Dallas 08/21/2021

Join Me in Supporting Remembering Black Dallas

Join Me in Supporting Remembering Black Dallas

Copy of Freedmen's Town Tour of the Dallas Metroplex 06/11/2021

Copy of Freedmen's Town Tour of the Dallas Metroplex

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/copy-of-freedmens-town-tour-of-the-dallas-metroplex-tickets-158325966227?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Copy of Freedmen's Town Tour of the Dallas Metroplex What Happened after the Juneteenth Celebration? Join this enlightening tour. Discover and explore the towns that ensued Emancipation.

This Is America: Memorializing Black Death 04/27/2021

This Is America: Memorializing Black Death

This Is America: Memorializing Black Death The series explores various issues and concerns related to the difficult history of slavery in public space and how the slave past is represented in monument...

04/08/2021

Bring your yard tools. It's spring pruning and trimming time Saturday, April 17th starting at 8:30 A.M. at the White Rock Cemetery Garden of Memories. It's time to pamper our ancestors and loved ones. Bring your yard tools to 5700 Celestial Rd., Dallas, Texas.
COVID guidelines are required.
Thanks,
George🙂

New Legislation Seeks to Protect the U.S.' Historic Black Cemeteries 01/10/2021

New Legislation Seeks to Protect the U.S.' Historic Black Cemeteries

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/legislation-protect-african-american-burial-grounds-passes-senate-180976642/

New Legislation Seeks to Protect the U.S.' Historic Black Cemeteries Now headed to the House, a bill passed by the Senate paves the way for the creation of the African American Burial Grounds Network

The Three Different Types Of Green Cemeteries 12/28/2020

The Three Different Types Of Green Cemeteries

FYI

The Three Different Types Of Green Cemeteries In addition to traditional cemeteries, there are a number of other options for where you can be buried, such as at a “green” or “eco-friendly” cemetery.

Remembering Black Dallas and the Dallas County EJI Coalition 08/30/2020

Remembering Black Dallas and the Dallas County EJI Coalition

Join and support RBDallas & the Dallas County EJI Coalition Today!

Remembering Black Dallas and the Dallas County EJI Coalition Remembering Black Dallas originating only five years ago has become one of the leading go to organizations when it comes to Dallas's black history. This organization has been a leading force in preserving , highlighting, and educating Dallas County as it relates to Dallas' black heritage and culture...

Herman "Skip" Mason's Biography 08/08/2020

Herman "Skip" Mason's Biography

Fascinating Story!

Herman "Skip" Mason's Biography Check out this story from The HistoryMakers featuring Herman "Skip" Mason

Lynching In Dallas: A time to heal /memorial remembrance Allen Brooks1910 02/19/2020

Lynching In Dallas: A time to heal /memorial remembrance Allen Brooks1910

Lynching In Dallas: A time to heal /memorial remembrance Allen Brooks1910 This open forum discusses racial issues and lynchings that took place in Dallas. There will also be a memorial remembrance for Allen Brooks.

Remembering blk Dallas: Lynchings In Dallas A time to heal and memorialize 01/10/2020

Remembering blk Dallas: Lynchings In Dallas A time to heal and memorialize

Remembering blk Dallas: Lynchings In Dallas A time to heal and memorialize It is time to have real discussion in open forum for all races and ages to engage in conversations of Dallas' difficult and painful past.

Slave cemetery discovered under Florida country club 12/28/2019

Slave cemetery discovered under Florida country club

Slave cemetery discovered under Florida country club An archaeological investigation has confirmed that dozens of slaves were buried under Tallahassee, Florida’s semi-private Capital Country Club.

Possible mass grave from 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre found by researchers 12/17/2019

Possible mass grave from 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre found by researchers

Possible mass grave from 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre found by researchers

12/16/2019

Community meeting for public art project RBDallas will give a brief history of lynchings in Dallas.

Memorial for Victims of Racial violence
to be located at
Martyrs park
379 Commerce Street
Dallas, Texas 75207

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
7:00 pm
Latino Cultural Center
2600 Live Oak
Dallas, Texas 75204

Florida Man Spends His One Day Off Cleaning Forgotten Veterans’ Tombstones 12/12/2019

Florida Man Spends His One Day Off Cleaning Forgotten Veterans’ Tombstones

Florida Man Spends His One Day Off Cleaning Forgotten Veterans’ Tombstones This story was originally written by Peter Huevo for mutually. Many Americans respect and honor fallen veterans in their own way. Whether it be parades, ceremonies, or monuments. However, many people forget to honor and take care of the graves that stand as the last visual marker for many of these f...

145 graves discovered on grounds of King High School in Tampa 11/20/2019

145 graves discovered on grounds of King High School in Tampa

145 graves discovered on grounds of King High School in Tampa School district officials say 145 coffins have been found on the grounds of King High School in Tampa.

10/11/2019

10-25-19 CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN!!!
Calling all able hands one last cemetery restoration day October 26th @ 8:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M. please come and represent your family and ancestors lunch provided.

Radar finds more than 120 coffins buried beneath Tampa apartment complex 09/21/2019

Radar finds more than 120 coffins buried beneath Tampa apartment complex

Radar finds more than 120 coffins buried beneath Tampa apartment complex The news brings residents of Robles Park Village to tears. The place where they live was built on the site of long-forgotten Zion Cemetery.

09/11/2019

WE need your help! White Rock Cemetery Garden of Memories Restoration Day Saturday, September 14, 2019; from 7:00 A.M.- Until. We are almost there!
5700 Celestial Rd.

09/11/2019

WE need your help! White Rock Cemetery Garden of Memories Restoration Day Saturday, September 14, 2019; from 7:00 A.M.- Until. We are almost there!
5700 Celestial Rd.

Frances James Tribute 08/06/2019

Frances James Tribute

In Memory to Frances James
She was no stranger to the White Rock Cemetery. She supported us in every way with our Annual Program, financial donations, research and preservation. Highest praise and affection. Rest in Gods Grace.

Frances James Tribute This is "Frances James Tribute" by PixelPops Design on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

08/05/2019

We are getting there! Please support our GoFundMe page at White Rock Cemetery for a complete restoration.

Photos from White Rock Cemetery Garden of Memories's post 08/03/2019

We are making progress hope the rain holds out until after 1:00pm we need trucks,trailer and power saws On tomorrow. We are getting there with restoring our ancestral grounds. August 3 will be the last day of the restoration project until September. We will hope to complete in September. August is too HOT!!!!

07/20/2019

REMINDER AND UPDATE DUE TO WEATHER WE WILL START A 7:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.

White Rock Cemetery Restoration Day. We need your help and your friends help any day(s) and any time From 8A.M.-3:00 P.M.; July 20th, July 27th and August 3rd. Food and refreshments will be provided. If you have appropriate tools, please bring with you. The previous storm damage has been greatly devastating to our Historical Cemetery. Monetary donations are also welcomed to send to our P.O. Box 754436, Dallas, Texas 75376. All donations are tax deductable made Payable to the White Rock Cemetery Garden of Memories. Located at: 5700 Celestial Rd. Dallas, Texas 75254 Mapsco 15-F

Click here to support White Rock Cemetery Restoration Project organized by George Keaton 07/09/2019

Click here to support White Rock Cemetery Restoration Project organized by George Keaton

Click here to support White Rock Cemetery Restoration Project organized by George Keaton The White Rock Cemetery Garden of Memories is a historical Cemetery dating back more that 150 years. It is entombed with black and white early pioneering families of the far North Dallas area. This cemetery is self contained and is supported by its decedents and has operated on in kind donations...

07/01/2019

White Rock Cemetery Restoration Day. We need your help and your friends help any day(s) and any time From 8A.M.-3:00 P.M.; July 20th, July 27th and August 3rd. Food and refreshments will be provided. If you have appropriate tools, please bring with you. The previous storm damage has been greatly devastating to our Historical Cemetery. Monetary donations are also welcomed to send to our P.O. Box 754436, Dallas, Texas 75376. All donations are tax deductable made Payable to the White Rock Cemetery Garden of Memories. Located at: 5700 Celestial Rd. Dallas, Texas 75254 Mapsco 15-F

Photos from White Rock Cemetery Garden of Memories's post 06/25/2019

We have discovered today that our cemetery has been gravely damaged due to the past storms. We will be calling in all able members and volunteers to assist with restoration of cemetery. Please start seeking volunteers and/or companies that can assist and be on Standby for a date and time.
Thanks
George

Dr. George Keaton: Remembering Black Dallas 06/24/2019

Dr. George Keaton: Remembering Black Dallas

Dr. George Keaton: Remembering Black Dallas Dr. George Keaton spent 31 years devoting his life to the students of DISD as a teacher and guidance counselor, but when he learned about the black history preservation movement in Dallas, he found another purpose. His work with Remembering Black Dallas includes preserving oral history, creating awa

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We are getting there! Please support our GoFundMe page at White Rock Cemetery for a complete restoration.

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