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Sunset Hill Cemetery

1100 N. Oak St.
Valdosta GA 31601
Phone: 229.333.1815
Sunset Hill Cemetery
Sunset Hill Cemetery
Sunset Hill Cemetery
Sunset Hill Cemetery - Memorial of the Unknown Slaves of Valdosta
Sunset Hill Cemetery - Memorial of the Unknown Slaves of Valdosta
Sunset Hill Cemetery - Memorial of the Unknown Slaves of Valdosta
Sunset Hill Cemetery - Memorial of the Unknown Slaves of Valdosta
Sunset Hill Cemetery - Memorial of the Unknown Slaves of Valdosta
Sunset Hill Cemetery - 103rd Infantry Burial Place
Sunset Hill Cemetery - Hebrew Congregation Cemetery

This cemetery, listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, is the oldest in Valdosta. It is open to the public daily from 7 a.m. until dusk. 

Notable areas of the cemetery are:

  • Memorial of Unknown Slaves.
  • 103rd U.S. Colored Infantry Company was sent to Valdosta in 1865 during the Reconstruction period to protect the rights of the newly freed enslaved Africans. Troops built the first black schools in the area and established the black churches. The burial sites of six soldiers can be found at the cemetery.
  • Hebrew Congregation Cemetery.

For an interactive map of this cemetery, click here

For more information, click here.