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Antioch Cemetery - Oneonta, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 33° 56.715 W 086° 23.973
16S E 555486 N 3756247
Quick Description: The Antioch Cemetery historical marker is located near the Antioch Cemetery sign on Blount County road 20.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 1/1/2019 4:01:22 PM
Waymark Code: WMZT8Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Antioch Cemetery historical marker is a metal Alabama Historical Commission marker. It was placed by the Antioch Cemetery Trustees.
Marker Name: Antioch Cemetery

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information::
Marker Text: Antioch (an'~te~ok') was an ancient Biblical city and a chief center of early Christianity. Today, many churches and cemeteries throughout the United States use the name. Once called Glover's Graveyard, the earliest recorded burial is 1794. Antioch Cemetery is an important resting place for loved ones in Blount County, including veterans from most American wars. The fourth Sunday in May is designated as "Decoration Day' as families and friends gather to honor the memory of loved ones.

Date Dedicated / Placed: 2013

Marker Number: Not listed

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