Preserving, Restoring, Operating and Maintaining Olivewood Cemetery

Olivewood a Recognized UNESCO Site

Olivewood a Recognized UNESCO Site

Olivewood Cemetery, along with six other Houston area sites, have now been recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization as historic sites that are part of their Slave Route Project, which is an international registry of locations that were involved with the transatlantic slave trade.

The celebration in honor of this UNESCO recognition is scheduled for Tuesday, 21 May 2019. More information on this honor can be found here.

Updated May 17, 2019

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