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Bel Air in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hendon Hill Cemetery

 
 
Hendon Hill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, December 9, 2021
1. Hendon Hill Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Hendon Hill Cemetery is the resting place of African American Citizens of Harford County. These individuals include civil war soldiers, housekeepers, laborers, children and founding members of the American Legion, Post #55 in Bel Air In 1873, Benjamin Hendon transferred 2 acre of property to the trustees of Ames Methodist Church for the purpose of establishing a cemetery for the "colored” people of Harford County. A "colored” school was also erected at this location. Hendon Hill cemetery records have not been located however historical research has identified 160 burials at this site. 70% of the lots are unmarked.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
 
Location. 39° 32.5′ N, 76° 23.264′ W. Marker is in Bel Air, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Vale Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1014 Vale Road, Bel Air MD 21014, 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. Heavenly Waters Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ma & Pa Heritage Trail (approx.
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1.2 miles away); Ma & Pa Railroad (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Ma & Pa Heritage Trail (approx. 1½ miles away); MA and PA Heritage Trail (approx. 1½ miles away); The Famous Ma & Pa (approx. 1.6 miles away); MA & PA Heritage Trail (approx. 1.6 miles away); Daybreak by Richard Goldsborough Brink (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bel Air.
 
Hendon Hill Cemetery Grave Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, December 9, 2021
2. Hendon Hill Cemetery Grave Markers
Hendon Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, December 9, 2021
3. Hendon Hill Cemetery
Samuel Peral Osborne
Maryland
CPL
Co D 811 Poin Inf
World War I
June 30 1897
January 3 1953
Hendon Hill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, December 9, 2021
4. Hendon Hill Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2021, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 366 times since then and 109 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 9, 2021, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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