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Star Cemetery
Caddo County,
Louisiana

Star Cemetery
Opened in 1883. City's first Black Cemetery established by and for Black citizens. Many prominent early African-American Shreveporters are buried here. From 1868 to 1874 this site was the campus of Shreveport University, a Baptist College. Entrance located 500 feet NW of this marker.

Contributed on 5/11/17 by debbraszymanski
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Submitted: 5/11/17 • Approved: 5/13/17 • Last Updated: 3/24/18 • R158392-G0-S3

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