Terre Haute Cemetery
Midlothian, Powhatan County, Virginia

Date: October 5, 2000

Cemetery: Terre Haute Cemetery
Street: 2521 Huguenot Springs Road
City: Midlothian
County: Powhatan
State: Virginia
Nation: USA
Zip: 23113
Nearby: Huguenot Springs Road
Land Type: Private
Status: Inactive
Accessible: No
Unmarked graves: Yes
Graves within: 38
Oldest grave: Late 18th - early 19th Century
Newest grave: 1937
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Yes
Records location: Department of Historic Resources, Louis Berger and Associates
Owner: Jean Hudson
Condition: Describe the current condition of the cemetery
Overgrown-ground cover
Broken Headstones
Removed Headstones
Other problems: The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to build I-288 through this cemetery. All attempts at registering it with the VDHR as an historic landmark have been unsuccessful, even though it is an African-American cemetery dating from the 18th-19th centuries, and containing the remains of at least one African-American veteran.
Previous contacts: VA Dept of Historic Resources, NAACP, many newspapers and television stations.
Work Status: Work underway - Minor improvements made

Submitted by / Contact for additional Information:

name: Teresa Hudson
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