Welcome to the Fairview Cemetery Database

  • About Fairview Cemetery

    Fairview Cemetery is an important vestige of the African American community in Staunton and Augusta County, Virginia. For 140 years, families and friends have entrusted the caretakers of this place with the remains of their loved ones.

    Fairview is much more than a burial ground. It is a reservoir of memories, holding generations of stories. The names and contributions of many of those buried here are recognized around the globe.

    Located at the intersection of Lambert and Augusta Streets, Fairview Cemetery is a testament to the tradition of community building that existed in Staunton’s Black Community.     More.