Marble City Cemetery Sylacauga

Marble City Cemetery Sylacauga (HM1367)

Location: Sylacauga, AL 35150 Talladega County
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N 33° 10.372', W 86° 15.579'

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Marble City Cemetery opened for public burials in 1898 when the City of Sylacauga purchased one acre of a wheat field from James T. Persons. Originally a private burial ground of the George W. Pearson family, the earliest burial dates from 1876. The city expanded the cemetery in 1919 and 1937. This ten acre cemetery is a mirror of the history of Sylacauga's marble production. Local stone cutters and men from Italy, Hungary, and Scotland used this area's native white marble to carve these beautiful monuments. Marble City Cemetery is the resting place for veterans of several wars including one Union and nine Confederate soldiers. Also interred here are Talladega County's earliest settlers and area residents including eight mayors, a probate judge, and Congressman William F. Nichols.

Listed in the Alabama Historic Cemetery Register
HM NumberHM1367
Year Placed2009
Placed ByPerpetual Care Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 8:19am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 569026 N 3670695
Decimal Degrees33.17286667, -86.25965000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 10.372', W 86° 15.579'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 10' 22.32" N, 86° 15' 34.74" W
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Area Code(s)256, 205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-562 W 4th St, Sylacauga AL 35150, US
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