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Cynthiana in Harrison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Old Cemetery

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
1. The Old Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Only burial ground in Cynthiana from 1793 to 1868. Located on four acres deeded to the city by Robert Harrison, owner of land on which Cynthiana founded. Samuel January, first Mayor, and other prominent early citizens buried here. First school in city, Harrison Academy, situated on corner of this plot. Cynthiana named for Harrison's daughters Cynthia and Anna.
 
Erected 1971 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1428.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 23.667′ N, 84° 17.8′ W. Marker is in Cynthiana, Kentucky, in Harrison County. Marker is on North Main Street north of Pearl Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cynthiana KY 41031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. County Named, 1793 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Log Court House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Destroyers-USS Cassin (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Renowned Piscator (approx. 0.6 miles away); 1st and 2nd Battle of Cynthiana
The Old Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
2. The Old Cemetery Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Death Valley Scotty (approx. 1.7 miles away); Ruddle's Station (approx. 3.9 miles away); Bourbon Whiskey / Jacob Spears (approx. 8.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cynthiana.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
The Old Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
3. The Old Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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