John N Smith Cemetery
The second oldest and largest cemetery and the only African American cemetery in Southport is the John N Smith Cemetery. It was established in 1880 by St. James A.M.E. Zion Church during Reconstruction. It is named after John N Smith himself, the first man buried there in 1874.
Backstory and Context
Elias Gore. The Tallest Man. Accessed May 01, 2017. http://www.thetallestman.com/eliasgore.htm.
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Some pictures taken by Morgan Eggleton