Westview Community Cemetery

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Westview Community Cemetery
Westview Cemetery - Pompano Beach (8).jpg
Entrance gate viewed from inside cemetery (image is flipped horizontally for clarity)
Details
Established1952
Location
Dr B J McCormick Ave, Pompano Beach, FL 33069
CountryUSA
StyleAbove ground vaults

Westview Community Cemetery is a historic African-American cemetery in Pompano Beach, Florida.

It was created in 1952 during segregation when African-Americans could not be buried together with whites in Florida.[1]

It is the final resting place of Esther Rolle, actress famous for the 1970s sitcom Good Times and her sister Estelle Evans, from the 1962 movie To Kill a Mockingbird.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Families say graves are being covered up at neglected Pompano Beach cemetery". wsvn.com. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  2. ^ "Esther Rolle". findagrave.com. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  3. ^ "Estelle Evans". findagrave.com. Retrieved June 26, 2018.