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Salisbury in Wicomico County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Parsons Cemetery

 
 
Parsons Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, July 12, 2011
1. Parsons Cemetery Marker
Inscription. The land for the original portion of the cemetery was bequeathed by Benjamin Parsons to Saint Peter's Protestant Episcopal Church. The first plat was recorded in 1873 showing the location of the burial plot of the Parsons Family. Additional lands have been added through the years by the vestry of Salisbury Parish, who are responsible for the perpetual care of the cemetery.
 
Location. 38° 22.483′ N, 75° 35.667′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker is on N. Division Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MD 21801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Newtown Historic District (approx. mile away); Poplar Hill Mansion (approx. mile away); Charles H. Chipman Cultural Center (approx. half a mile away); Wicomico Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Newtown Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wye Oak Seedling (approx. 0.7 miles away); The General Humphreys Cannon (approx. 0.7 miles away); Historic Byrd Tavern (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Parsons Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, July 12, 2011
2. Parsons Cemetery
Entrance to Parsons Cemetery. The cemetery historical marker is on the left; the marker for the cemetery walls is on the right.
Cemetery Wall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, July 12, 2011
3. Cemetery Wall Marker
These gates, walls and entrances were erected A.D. 1967, as a gift of ... Alison Jehu Parsons ... to Sain't Peter's Protestant Episcopal Church in loving memory of his parents and ancestors who rest witin these gates.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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