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[Woodland Cemetery, Marshall]

Description: This woodland area may be the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. It was an overgrown site when a group organized to clean it. It is a traditionally African-American cemetery with graves more than 100 years old.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Cemetery Cleanup, Marshall]

Description: The Powder Mill Cemetery in Marshall was an overgrown woodland site when a group organized to rescue it. The picture shows the cleanup effort. Piles of posts are in the center. A truck with ladders on the side pulls a utility trailer with a chipper on it. A man feeds brush into the chipper. Two other men work in the distance. None are identified.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Grave of Annie Mae Powell, Marshall]

Description: The grave of Annie Mae Powell is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on this headstone are Dec. 11 1885 - May 19 1916. The name Powell is in large raised block letters on the middle of the stone. Scroll lines decorate the top edge. Other graves are visible nearby.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph