Journey Proud

Grave Shelters

Season 4 Episode 4 | 26m 42s

Grave Shelters or “Grave Houses” are wooden structures that have been built over burials in southern cemeteries for some two hundred years. Journey Proud welcomes cultural geographer Dr. Greg Jeane as we visit examples of the Alabama grave house and meet the people who are saving them for the future.

Aired: 04/23/17

Rating: NR

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Journey Proud is made possible through the generosity of the Daniel Foundation of Alabama; National Endowment for the Arts, ARTWORKS; Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust; Alabama Power; Community Foundation of South Alabama; and the Alabama Humanities Foundation, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.