legacy, community and history

Conservatory & Research

To Create a Beautiful Garden That Softens Citizens Grief.

Today, as the final respite of these noble enslaved and free men and women, Pine Forest is a sanctuary for history, education, and inspiration. As such, we realize there is interest in researching it. The Cemetery is open to all levels of instructional inquiry. To begin, please complete the information below and select an area of research. Below are the types of study in which the Board is most interested:


  • Assessing the condition of the Cemetery
  • Recording individual markers or monuments
  • Monument fragment and removal record
  • Documenting Cemetery vandalism
  • Determining the height of tall monuments with a clinometer
  • Cemetery disaster assessment
  • Other

*This form must be completed and submitted six months before the initiation of research. Research may not begin before approval.


Contact Us

Email : pineforestcemetery@yahoo.com

Phone: 910-399-4160

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