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Big Flats in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Miller Cemetery

 
 
Miller Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2020
1. Miller Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  

Restored in 1953
by the
Big Flats Rotary Club

 
Erected 1953 by Big Flats Rotary Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCharity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal Organizations.
 
Location. 42° 8.086′ N, 76° 56.122′ W. Marker is in Big Flats, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is on Main Street east of Miller Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 95 Main Street, Big Flats NY 14814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Mapes (within shouting distance of this marker); Runonvea (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rhodes Farm (approx. 1.8 miles away); World War II Glider Training at Harris Hill (approx. 2.1 miles away); Harris Hill (approx. 2.1 miles away); First Settler (approx. 3.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Denison Park (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Big Flats.
 
Regarding Miller Cemetery.
Miller Cemetery and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2020
2. Miller Cemetery and Marker
Looking north through the old section
Unfortunately, the restoration apparently involved lining up pioneer headstones along the west side of the Presbyterian Church instead of, if not resetting them, simply laying them over the individual pioneers' graves.
 
Also see . . .  Miller Cemetery Info. (Submitted on August 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Miller Cemetery Pioneer Headstones image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2020
3. Miller Cemetery Pioneer Headstones
Lined up along the Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 4, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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