In earlier posts, we saw aerial photographs depicting the decline of the Lane Street cemeteries from 1937 to 1948 to 1954 to 1964, then in 1971.
Here’s another showing the cemeteries at something close to their worst in February 1979. This is the landscape I remember from my childhood.
(1) Vick Cemetery, (2) Odd Fellows Cemetery, (3) Rountree Cemetery.
NCDOT Historical Aerial Imagery Index, arcgis.com.