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Pulaski in Giles County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Graveyard

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 24, 2014
1. Old Graveyard Marker
Inscription. Site of the first graveyard in Pulaski. Used for interments from 1817 until 1888. The first pastor of the local Presbyterian Church is buried here along with ten former mayors and other prominent citizens of the time. In 1968 the abandoned graveyard was converted to this passive park and historical monument by the City of Pulaski and the U.S. Government.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 3F 39.)
 
Location. 35° 11.55′ N, 87° 2.052′ W. Marker is in Pulaski, Tennessee, in Giles County. Marker is at the intersection of South 1st Street (US 31/SR7) and West Cemetery Street on South 1st Street (US 31/SR7). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pulaski TN 38478, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maplewood Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Thomas McKissack Jones (approx. 0.3 miles away); General John Calvin Brown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Giles County Trail of Tears Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); South Pulaski Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Benge Route
Old Graveyard image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 24, 2014
2. Old Graveyard
(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Trail of Tears Interpretive Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); General John Adams, CSA (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pulaski.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Old Graveyard image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 24, 2014
3. Old Graveyard
Old Graveyard image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 24, 2014
4. Old Graveyard
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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