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Star Cemetery


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Established in 1883, Star Cemetery is the first cemetery organized by and for Shreveport's African-American citizens. The cemetery is a treasure for the entire Shreveport community.

Some gravestones of African-Americans are assumed to be of those born into slavery, as early as 1815. The site is also the final resting placing for blacks who served in the military, including one man who fought in the Civil War.