Taylor Township Cemetery

Taylor Township Cemetery (HM1SK0)

Location: Taylor, MI 48180 Wayne County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 13.287', W 83° 15.1'

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This cemetery is the oldest of the city's three municipal burial grounds. More than half of the graves date from the nineteenth century. William Sutcliffe donated the land for a cemetery in 1819. Some of Taylor's earliest settlers are buried here as well as merchants and manufacturers. The earliest legible marker, that of Abel Aspinwall, dates from 1830. Because poor people were buried here without cost, this cemetery was once known as Potter's Field.
HM NumberHM1SK0
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Marker NumberL1487
Year Placed2000
Placed ByMichigan Historical Center, Michigan Department of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, June 10th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 314165 N 4676818
Decimal Degrees42.22145000, -83.25166667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 13.287', W 83° 15.1'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 13' 17.22" N, 83° 15' 6" W
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Area Code(s)313, 734
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11747-11805 McKinley St, Taylor MI 48180, US
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