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Fayetteville in Fayette County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Vandalia Cemetery

 
 
Vandalia Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 22, 2014
1. Vandalia Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Masonic group owned property in 1854. Baptists worshipped here prior to Civil War, but building destroyed during the conflict. Contains 29 marked graves, including town's early settlers and soldiers of the Civil War. A number of graves are marked only with stones. Listed on National Register as part of historic district.
 
Location. 38° 3.18′ N, 81° 6.373′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Marker is on High Street north of West Wiseman Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fayetteville WV 25840, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Fayetteville (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abraham Vandal (about 600 feet away); Fayetteville (about 600 feet away); Marquis de Lafayette (about 700 feet away); Fayetteville Town Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Indirect Firing (approx. one mile away); Townsend's Ferry (approx. 1.8 miles away); Smoke, Coke, Coal, and Kaymoor (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fayetteville.
 
Regarding Vandalia Cemetery. The town of Fayetteville was originally called Vandalia, named after founder Abraham Vandal. The name was
Wide view of the Vandalia Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 22, 2014
2. Wide view of the Vandalia Cemetery Marker
changed to Fayetteville approximately 1837, in honor of Marquis de Lafayette.
 
Also see . . .  Fayetteville Historic District - National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. (Submitted on August 31, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Vandalia Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 22, 2014
3. Vandalia Cemetery
 
 
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