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242    RAY SLAVE CEMETERY

      Location - In Cedar Grove Township east of Walnut Grove Church Rd (SR-1001) along Ray's Creek. On private property.


      Survey - Not listed in the 1970s survey. Identified from a 1991 application for historical designation submitted to the NC State Historic Preservation Office. Not open to the public.

      Comments - The area was formerly the site of the Ray plantation. From the application: "An antebellum slave cemetery is located.in a wooded area near the south bank of the meandering Ray's Creek. About sixty grave sites, marked by small rough stones set on end, are laid out in orderly rows."




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