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Near Grantsville in Garrett County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Original Tombstone of Solomon Glotfelty

 
 
The Original Tombstone of Solomon Glotfelty Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
1. The Original Tombstone of Solomon Glotfelty Marker
Inscription.  This is the original tombstone of Swiss immigrant, Solomon Glotfelty. It was located in the Old Union Cemetery, Salisbury, PA. Notice the misspelling of "Glotfelty". For more information about this family, check inside or contact The Caster Glattfelder Association of America, P.O. Box 35, Jacobus, PA 17407.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
 
Location. 39° 41.798′ N, 79° 8.539′ W. Marker is near Grantsville, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker can be reached from Casselman Road, 0.2 miles west of Main Street (Alternate U.S. 40), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 189 Casselman Rd, Grantsville MD 21536, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glotfelty House (here, next to this marker); The Miller House (here, next to this marker); Compton School (a few steps from this marker); Winterburg House (a few steps from this marker); The National Pike (within shouting distance of this marker); Casselman River Bridge State Park
The tombstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
2. The tombstone
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West (within shouting distance of this marker); Markley House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grantsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 16, 2022