Inscription. Established as Meredith Cemetery, the first recorded burial here was Sarah Hoge Meredith, who died August 25, 1836.
The Griffin family donated land for this burial ground and it has been in continuous use since founded. An annual memorial service has been held on this site since before the Civil War.
By Julia Frost, June 19, 2010
|1. Cedar Grove Cemetery Marker|
Erected 2009 by Cedar Grove Memorial Association.
Location. 33° 14.388′ N, 86° 51.24′ W. Marker is in Maylene, Alabama, in Shelby County. Marker is on Co Rd 17 0.1 miles north of Cedar Grove Parkway, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maylene AL 35114, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. The Founding of Alabaster / Siluria (approx. 1.7 miles away); Benton Family Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Shelbyville, A. T. (approx. 4.1 miles away); Nabors Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away); Harless Cemetery (approx. 5.7 miles away); Brock’s Gap / Historic Gateway To Birmingham (approx. 6.9 miles away); Canaan Baptist Church (approx. 8.1 miles away); King House (approx. 9.3 miles away).
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2010, by Julia Frost of Hoover, Alabama. This page has been viewed 500 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on October 24, 2010, by Julia Frost of Hoover, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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