Pine Street Colored Cemetery

Pine Street Colored Cemetery holds the gravestones of several local citizens who contributed to the  development of Gallia County and its surrounding communities. These local historical figures helped build the area into what it is today.

Some of the more well-known people buried at Pine Street Colored Cemetery are:

  • Willis Battles, a carpenter;
  • Daniel Webster, a restaurateur;
  • Lemeul Holmes, a cooper;
  • George Mason, a shoemaker;
  • Leah Steward, the first black person to arrive in Gallia County, and
  • Robert Mitchell, who led the way to early desegregation of the Gallipolis Public Schools. Because of Mitchell’s efforts. Lincoln School on Third Avenue was intgrated in 1918. It was the first desegregation in the state of Ohio.

Contact Information

Gallia County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Reservations and Information:
740-446-6882

Address:
Pine St, Gallipolis, OH 45631

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Location

Other Information

  • Hours Open

    Open from dusk until dawn
  • Seasons Open

    Year-Round
  • Prices and Fees

    Admission is free
  • Accessibility

    Parking is available across the street from the Pine Street Colored Cemetery