December 15, 2019
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Laurel Cemetery Timeline
The timeline for the Laurel Cemetery and the events that surround it
Efrem Evans Jr
⟶ Updated 11 days ago ⟶
List of edits
Laurel Cemetery Created
Riots over the Cemetery
Cemetery parts sold off
Laurel Cemetery under new management
Reincorporated as New Laurel Cemetery Company.
Carl Bacharach and Marvin Mandel propose legislation permitting the sale of cemeteries 75% abandoned.
Plessy vs Ferguson
Chicago Race Riots
Tulsa Race Riots: Destruction of Black Wall Street
Stock Market Crash
A. Philip Randolph Box Car Strike
McKamer Reality pays the 100 dollars to buy the cemetery during the bankrupt proceedings.
McKamer Reality sells the Laurel Cemetery land for 15,500 dollars to Belair Road Enterprises.
Movement of some interred bodies of Laurel Cemetery to Carroll Country Maryland
Medger Evers Fights His First Case
Brown vs The Board of Education
Rosa Parks Refuses to Move to the Back of the Bus
Martin Luther King Jr. leads the Bus Boycott
Bel-Air Edison Crossing Shopping Center Was Built over top of Laurel Cemetery
African-American Soldiers interred in Laurel Cemetery.
Charter of the Cemetery Revoked for non payment of taxes
Belair-Edison Improvement Association Lobbies for the demolishing of Laurel Cemetery
Lawsuits to stop the sale of the cemetery
Bankrupt proceedings for Laurel Cemetery.
American Civil War
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