Hands pulling back grass from a fallen headstone.

Hearing the Ancestors' Voices: African American Cemeteries

In the spring of 2022, Dr. Holmes Pearson’s Hands-On History students conducted headstone surveys for the South Asheville Cemetery and Shiloh A.M.E. Zion Church Cemetery. Undergraduate Research Assistants Tori Rigsby and Emily Kerr created databases of those surveys, which can be found at the link below.