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Perry in Wyoming County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Burying Ground

 
 
Old Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, November 5, 2020
1. Old Burying Ground Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory Of
The Early Settlers
Who Were Laid To Rest
In The Old Burying Ground
On This Site
1811 - Circa 1839
The early settlers of Perry used this site as the first cemetery. It included land now occupied by the Perry Public Library and extended across Main Street. This marker, along with the Williams family memorial stone behind the library, helps preserve our vanishing history. Further information on the history of the Old Burying Ground is available in the Perry Public Library.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 43.219′ N, 77° 59.989′ W. Marker is in Perry, New York, in Wyoming County. Marker is on North Main Street (New York State Route 39) north of Gardeau Street, on the right when traveling north. Located in front of the Perry Public Library. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perry NY 14530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wycoff Harvester Company (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robeson Cutlery Company
Old Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, November 5, 2020
2. Old Burying Ground Marker
(about 700 feet away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richmond-Andrus Mill Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andrus Mill Pond (approx. 0.3 miles away); Silver Lake Mills of Perry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pioneer Cabin (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lemuel M. Wiles (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perry.
 
Perry Public Library image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, November 5, 2020
3. Perry Public Library
Marker is located on the boulder
Memorial Stone and Plaque behind the Library image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, November 5, 2020
4. Memorial Stone and Plaque behind the Library
1813
Samuel Gates
Revolutionary War Veterans
A Founder of Perry
Buried on these grounds
with many others
Plaques next to the Library image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, November 5, 2020
5. Plaques next to the Library
( large plaque )
This plaque is inhonor of those who were
interned on this small section of
Perry’s Pioneer Cemetery
which also extends over the
Perry Library property.
Many still lie in the Pioneer Cemetery,
may they rest in peace.
( small plaque )
Elijah Bill
Died 1833
Veteran of American Revolution
Buried on these grounds
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 14, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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