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Milton in Caswell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cedars Cemetery

before 1826

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. Cedars Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Cedars Cemetery monuments dating prior to 1826 are observed while strolling through these hallowed grounds. Civil War soldiers of the "Milton Blues" are buried in a common grave. Maintained by the Woman's Club of Milton, who gave it the name "Cedars Cementery."
 
Erected by The Milton Preservation and Beautification Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1826.
 
Location. 36° 32.36′ N, 79° 12.587′ W. Marker is in Milton, North Carolina, in Caswell County. Marker is on Broad Street (Highway 62) 0.1 miles west of Academy Street (State Highway 62), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11977 Broad St, Milton NC 27305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Patterson-Dodson House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away); Clay-Lewis-Irvine House (about 400 feet away); Walker House (about 400 feet away); Fairview (about 700
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
2. Cedars Cemetery Marker
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feet away); Wilson-Austin-Mehaffey House (about 700 feet away); Melville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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