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Lamington Black Cemetery

19th Century Burial Grounds on the National Register of Historical Places

 
 
Lamington Black Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 12, 2009
1. Lamington Black Cemetery Marker
Inscription. There are 97 identified graves here: 36 with names and 61 unknown, including former slaves and free blacks who were members of the Lamington Presbyterian Church. Remains of 5 Civil War veterans who fought heroically for the Union lie here. As you walk through the grounds, note the Bible passages on some of ther markers and enjoy the feeling of peace.
 
Location. 40° 39.458′ N, 74° 42.518′ W. Marker is in Bedminster, New Jersey, in Somerset County. Marker is on Cowperthwaite Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedminster NJ 07921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Presbyterian Church of Lamington (approx. half a mile away); Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); New Germantown (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of Colonel John Mehelm House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Col. John Taylor's Grist Mill (approx. 3.1 miles away); Blue Star Highway (approx. 3.3 miles away); Whitehouse Veterans Monument (approx. 3.3 miles away).
 
Categories. African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Lamington Black Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 12, 2009
2. Lamington Black Cemetery Marker
Lamington Black Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 12, 2009
3. Lamington Black Cemetery
Lamington Black Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, March 12, 2009
4. Lamington Black Cemetery
 
 
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