Old Lutheran Cemetery, Salisbury, NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 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
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Max Cacher
Views: 49

Long Description:
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.
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