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West Dennis in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Old South Dennis Cemetery

Ancient Cemetery

 
 
Old South Dennis Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 9, 2020
1. Old South Dennis Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Ancient Cemetery
Seventeenth Century Burial Ground
For the First English Settlers of
The South Side of This Town, Near
The Site of a Pre-Historic
Native American Burial Ground

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 41.413′ N, 70° 9.426′ W. Marker is in West Dennis, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Main Street north of Highbank Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Dennis MA 02670, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History of the South Dennis Railroad Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); South Dennis Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Town of Dennis September 11, 2001 Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Barnstable County 9/11 Tribute (approx. 1.6 miles away); Marine Corps League (approx. 2.1 miles away); Joseph A. Merrill, U.S.M.C.
Old South Dennis Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 9, 2020
2. Old South Dennis Cemetery Marker
(approx. 2.1 miles away); Duty-Honor-Country (approx. 2.2 miles away); For God And Country (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Dennis.
 
Patriots Buried Here image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 9, 2020
3. Patriots Buried Here
Revolutionary War
Allen Bangs 1733 – 1793; Lt. Israel Nickerson 1741 – 1791; Jeremiah Baker 1748 – 1840

War Of 1812
Capt. Josiah Baker 1784 – 1835
Old South Dennis Cemetery Sign image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, October 9, 2020
4. Old South Dennis Cemetery Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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