Dr. George Ferguson

getStaticImage-16 - Version 2Last weekend I posted about the Sammons Family Cemetery that is in the proposed path of the Western By-Pass. This small cemetery includes, among others, Dr. George Ferguson, one of the first African American doctors with a practice in Albemarle County. He was photographed in 1915 by Rufus Holsinger in his studio on West Main Street.

getStaticImage-17 - Version 2Dr. Ferguson, age 37, with his two children. (Both Holsinger images courtesy Special Collections, UVA Library)


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  1. Thank you for your research. It is a great reminder of the people behind the history of our community and the importance of honoring and respecting their memory.

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