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Cahaba in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

New Cemetery

 
 
New Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, August 15, 2009
1. New Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Burials in this cemetery, which served Cahaba from 1848 to 1900, tell a story of the town in which many deaths resulted from diseases of infancy, childhood and early adult life, Yellow Fever being a large factor because of proximity to Gulf of Mexico ports, Cahaba had many plagues, brought in by a constantly changing population. The famous Bell Monument is in this cemetery.
 
Erected by Cahaba Historical Commission.
 
Location. 32° 18.63′ N, 87° 6.228′ W. Marker is in Cahaba, Alabama, in Dallas County. Marker is on Oak Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orrville AL 36767, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Perine Well (approx. mile away); Old Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Footprint of a Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Prison Chimney? (approx. 0.6 miles away); Major Hiram Solon Hanchett (approx. 0.6 miles away); Castle Morgan & Jesse Hawes (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil War Prison (approx. 0.6 miles away); Alabama's First Statehouse (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cahaba.
 
Also see . . .  Old Cahawba, "Alabama's most famous Ghost Town".
New Cemetery Grave Sites image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, August 15, 2009
2. New Cemetery Grave Sites
(Submitted on October 16, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Headstone In the New Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, August 15, 2009
3. Headstone In the New Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,181 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   3. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of the Bell Monument mentioned in marker text. • Can you help?
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