Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Taylor in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Sandhill Cemetery

 
 
Sandhill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, May 17, 2021
1. Sandhill Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Some of Taylor’s earliest pioneers are buried in Sandhill Cemetery. Members of the Wells family, the original owners of the land upon which the cemetery is located, are interred here. Nearly all of the graves, including several for veterans of the Civil War, date from the nineteenth century. Barney Letogot, a sergeant with the Twenty-fourth Michigan Infantry, fought at Gettysburg. The last burial, that of Fredericka Franke, took place in 1924.
 
Erected 2000 by Michigan Historical Center, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L1523.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 42° 11.412′ N, 83° 16.038′ W. Marker is in Taylor, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is on Telegraph Road (U.S. 24) 0.2 miles north of Pardee Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Taylor MI 48180, 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. Taylor Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery
Sandhill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, May 17, 2021
2. Sandhill Cemetery Marker
Marker seen from the west side of Telegraph Road
Click or scan to see
this page online
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Water-Powered Mill (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fitz's Caboose (approx. 1.9 miles away); Taylor Heritage School (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hand Train Station (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Sell/Schonsheck House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Coan Lake (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Log Cabin (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Taylor.
 
More about this marker. The small cemetery is on the other side of Telegraph Road from Glen's Car and Truck Parts.
 
Showing small size of the Sandhill Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, May 17, 2021
3. Showing small size of the Sandhill Cemetery.
Fredericka Franke image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, May 17, 2021
4. Fredericka Franke
Last burial at Sandhill Cemetery as stated on marker
Barney Letogot, Civil War veteran, mentioned on the marker. image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, May 17, 2021
5. Barney Letogot, Civil War veteran, mentioned on the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 17, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

Share This Page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=173419

Paid Advertisement
Jun. 23, 2021