The John N. Smith Cemetery

Historic Southport, North Carolina

The John N. Smith Cemetery

Southport, North Carolina 28461, United States

Created By: Southport Historical Society


The Cemetery was established in 1880 when the trustees of an African American Methodist Church purcashed a two acre tract of land for the sole purpose of making it a grave yard. An additional acre was added later. The John N. Smith cemetery is the site of more than 900 interments; many who have contributed to the historical and current quality of life in Southport. The John N. Smith Cemetery was recently added the National Register of Historic Places.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Historic Southport, North Carolina


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