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Spanish Fort in Baldwin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Saluda Hill Cemetery

 
 
Saluda Hill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, June 22, 2013
1. Saluda Hill Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Saluda Hill Cemetery is a private historical cemetery established in 1824. Among the graves here is that of Zachariah Godbold, the only known Revolutionary War veteran buried in Baldwin County. Many Blakeley residents and Confederate soldiers also are buried in the cemetery.
 
Erected 1997 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 30° 43.965′ N, 87° 53.933′ W. Marker is in Spanish Fort, Alabama, in Baldwin County. Marker is on Alabama Route 225 4.7 miles north of Spanish Fort Blvd (U.S. 31), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34742 Alabama 225, Spanish Fort AL 36527, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alabama (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Blakeley (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Battle of Fort Blakely (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ruins of the original Foundation of Baldwin County's First Courthouse (approx. 1.7 miles away); Revolutionary War Battlefield and Burial Ground at Spanish Fort (1780-1781) (approx. 5.2 miles away); “Damn The Torpedoes!”
Saluda Hill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, June 22, 2013
2. Saluda Hill Cemetery Marker
(approx. 5.2 miles away); Stop 7 Fort McDermott: (approx. 5.2 miles away); Stop 8 The Eighth Iowa Line: (approx. 5.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Spanish Fort.
 
More about this marker. The address listed is the address to East Pointe Baptist Church which is next to the cemetery.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Saluda Hill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, June 22, 2013
3. Saluda Hill Cemetery Marker
Saluda Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, June 22, 2013
4. Saluda Hill Cemetery
One of Several Unmarked grave-sites at Saluda Hill Cemetery. Zachariah Godbold? image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, June 22, 2013
5. One of Several Unmarked grave-sites at Saluda Hill Cemetery. Zachariah Godbold?
Zachariah Godbold Grave (not all of text is legible) image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 10, 2011
6. Zachariah Godbold Grave (not all of text is legible)
Sacred
to the memory of
Zachariah Godbold
a native of
Marion District, S.C.
who departed this life
July 13th, 1832,
aged 69 years
3 months & 10 days.
At an early age he joined the
ranks of Gen. Marion in that
eventfull struggle which was
our Independence.
This stone was erected by his
_______and son's in testimony
_______for a kind husband
_______________ & generosity.
 
 
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