Mt. Pleasant

Graves facing North/South indicate that the deceased died under mysterious
circumstances. This means the spirit cannot rest comfortably until they
determine the cause of death, and exact retribution.

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This is representative of the tradition of burial with personal possessions (or other household items). These items are there for the spirit to use in the after-life.

Slave Grave

I prayed that on the day I died
Nobody else prominent would be dead
The obituary page was supposed to be all about me today.
Florence Mills, the greatest, died on my day
Look-a-here Lord,
I was a faithful servant
Over many a money year

-James Van Der Zee

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