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Homewood in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Union Hill Cemetery

 
 
Union Hill Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Tim Carr, January 4, 2010
1. Union Hill Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Union Hill Cemetery is the burial ground of many pioneers and early settlers of the Shades Valley area. It was established in the 1870s, but includes gravestones dating back to the early 1850s due to the relocation of two earlier, smaller cemeteries to Union Hill - the Daniel Watkins Cemetery in 1946 and the Enoch Anderson Watkins Cemetery in 2004. Union Hill Cemetery is also the final resting place of many veterans who served in the Civil War, Spanish - American War, WWI, WWII, and the Korean War.

Listed in the Alabama Historic Cemetery Register
 
Erected 2009 by Alabama Historical Commission / Family & Friends of Union Hill Cemetery.
 
Location. 33° 28.896′ N, 86° 46.794′ W. Marker is in Homewood, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Hollywood Boulevard east of Malaga Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Birmingham AL 35209, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Hill Cemetery, Union Hill Methodist Episcopal Church, Union Hill School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shades Valley High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hollywood / Hollywood Town Hall / Hollywood Country Club
Union Hill Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Tim Carr, January 4, 2010
2. Union Hill Cemetery Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Early Mountain Brook Village Area (approx. 0.4 miles away); Homewood (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lane Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); America's First Office Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hallman Hill (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Homewood.
 
Also see . . .  Burial listing of Union Hill or Canterbury Cemetery. (Submitted on January 8, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US CivilWar, World IWar, World II
 
Union Hill Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Tim Carr, January 4, 2010
3. Union Hill Cemetery Marker
Gravesite of Pvt C. Burrell Co C 20 Ala Inf CSA 1843 - 1900 Photo, Click for full size
By Tim Carr, January 4, 2010
4. Gravesite of Pvt C. Burrell Co C 20 Ala Inf CSA 1843 - 1900
 
 
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