As the Dixonville-Lincoln Memorial Project ends phase two, Task Force members are seeking assistance in identifying individuals who may have been buried in the Dixonville Cemetery located on Old Concord Road.
“The Dixonville Cemetery community memorial is to raise the prominence of the early African- American cemetery and pay respects to all those buried here,” said Emily Perry, chairperson of the Dixonville-Lincoln Memorial Task Force. “It is important that we connect with relatives to ensure each person buried at the cemetery is honored. If you know someone who may have been buried at the Dixonville Cemetery, please contact me at (704) 645-8710, (980) 234-9142 or send us a message on the Dixonville-Lincoln Memorial Task Force Facebook page. A list of identified persons interred at the cemetery can be view by visiting: Dixonvillememorial.com/interredlist.”
The Dixonville-Lincoln Memorial Project, a three-phased initiative, will consist of an interpretive walk to connect the Memorial Walk to interpretive stops along a perpendicular path to a high point in the Cemetery, a Rowan-Cabarrus Community College “Here’s My Story” bench to tell the history of various locations throughout Salisbury, and a proposed revitalization of the Lincoln School.
To invest in Salisbury’s heritage – past, present and future and to invest in the completion of phase two, donations can be sent to:
Dixonville Task Force, attention Community Planning Services at P.O. Box 479 Salisbury, NC 28145 or made online at www.gofundme.com/f/dixonvillelincoln-memorial.
Anticipated completion for this part of the project is spring 2021. To learn more visit www.dixonvillememorial.com.