Talladega CountyHere, on a gentle west slope just outside of the original town limits, lies the earliest public cemetery in Sylacauga. The earliest tombstone remaining in the cemetery dates to 1839. Its location and the adjacent family plots of later dates reveal careful planning of the cemetery. Buried here are early community citizens, among them soldiers of the War of 1812 and the Civil War, Masons, doctors, ministers, land developers, and merchants of "Old Town" Sylacauga. Most of the tombstones are carved from beautiful white marble quarried nearby.The Herd brothers. three skilled Scottish stone masons, first located the rich marble deposits and are buried in this cemetery.
|Placed By||The City of Sylacuaga|
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|Date Added||Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 569879 N 3670049|
|Decimal Degrees||33.16698333, -86.25055000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 10.019', W 86° 15.033'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 10' 1.14" N, 86° 15' 1.98" W|
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