Old Lutheran Cemetery, Salisbury, NC
Posted by: Padon
N 35° 40.217 W 080° 27.827
17S E 548528 N 3947511
Quick Description: Cemetery Established 1768 in Salisbury, NC
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 7/5/2008 10:09:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM44F8
Historical Marker at site reads:
Old Lutheran Cemetery
Established 1768. Land given to German Lutheran congregation by John Lewis Beard. Contains graves of German, Scotch-Irish, and English settlers. Site of only church building in Salisbury for about 50 years. Wall built 1878.
Historic Salisbury Foundation 1983.
Located at E. Cemetery St. & N. Lee St. Salisbury, NC (Rowan Co.)
Features graves of NC Politicians: Nathaniel Boyden (1796-1873) and Archibald Henderson (1768-1822)
Also contains dozens of Civil War Soldiers graves.
I would guess there are approx 300 graves at this site.
City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: Not listed
Approximate number of graves: Not listed
Cemetery Status: Not listed
Cemetery Website: Not listed
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