Union Baptist Cemetery

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Union Baptist Cemetery
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Overview of the cemetery
Union Baptist Cemetery is located in Ohio
Union Baptist Cemetery
Union Baptist Cemetery is located in the US
Union Baptist Cemetery
Location Cincinnati, Ohio
Coordinates 39°7′0″N 84°36′10″W / 39.11667°N 84.60278°W / 39.11667; -84.60278Coordinates: 39°7′0″N 84°36′10″W / 39.11667°N 84.60278°W / 39.11667; -84.60278
Area 160 acres (0.65 km2)
NRHP reference # 02001057[1]
Added to NRHP September 20, 2002[1]

Union Baptist Cemetery located at 4933 Cleves Warsaw Pike, in the Price Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, is a registered historic district in Cincinnati, Ohio, listed in the National Register of Historic Places on September 20, 2002. It contains 1 contributing buildings. The cemetery is the oldest Baptist African-American cemetery in Cincinnati, founded in 1864 by members of the Union Baptist Church.

Among those interred is Powhatan Beaty, a Medal of Honor recipient and American Civil War veteran of the 5th United States Colored Infantry Regiment.[2] Almost 150 other USCT veterns are buried at Union Baptist Cemetery.[1]

Other well-known Cincinnatians interred include David Leroy Nickens, first minister of the Union Baptist Church, Hon. George W. Hayes, Jennie Porter, founder of the Harriet Beecher Stowe School. [2]

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  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2007-06-30). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Grace, Kevin; Tom White (2004). Cincinnati Cemeteries: The Queen City Underground. Arcadia Publishing. p. 50. ISBN 0-7385-3348-3. 

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