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Athens Sandy Cemetery
(A Choctaw and Chickasaw Freedmen Burial Ground)
Ada, Oklahoma
Documented by Susie Moore of Oklahoma City, OK and Vernitta Guiterriez of Ada, Oklahoma.
Athens Cemetery, sometimes referred to as Sandy Cemetery is located in Pontotoc County, in central Oklahoma. It is located in an area that was once the Choctaw Nation. Susie Moore of Oklahoma City, and Vernitta Guiterriez, of Ada Oklahoma both are Choctaw Freedman descendants who documented this extensive cemetery. The headstones and images of the stones are being preserved on this site, as part of the Choctaw Chickasaw Freedmen Project. They are uploaded onto the Find A Grave site by Ronald Walton.