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Madison in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Madison Cemetery

Madison County

 
 
Old Madison Cemetery Marker (Side A) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, February 6, 2022
1. Old Madison Cemetery Marker (Side A)
Inscription.  Listed on the Alabama Historic Cemetery Register in 2015 by the Alabama Historical Commission. This plot of ground has been the resting place of many of Madison's pioneer families since the early 1800s. This marker is erected to remember and honor those who came before us.

There are 476 existing grave markers. Many more souls lie in unmarked plots. The oldest known birth date is 1811. There are veterans from at least five different wars buried here. The two largest monuments were moved here from their original resting place on land where the airport is now located.
 
Erected 2015 by Alabama Historical Commission • The Madison Municipal Cemeteries Committee.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 34° 41.911′ N, 86° 44.749′ W. Marker is in Madison, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is on Maple Street south of Mille Road, on the left when traveling south
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 134 Maple St, Madison AL 35758, 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. Madison Cemetery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trail of Tears (approx. 0.4 miles away); "The Roundhouse" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Madison County Veterans (approx. 0.4 miles away); Affair at Madison Station / Affair at Indian Creek Ford (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pension Row (approx. 0.6 miles away); James Henry Bibb (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lee Mansion (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Also see . . .  7 things to know about newly historic Madison Cemetery, including segregated sections, weird nicknam. By Paul Huggins, AL.com, posted Feb. 5, 2015. (Submitted on February 7, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Old Madison Cemetery Marker (Side B) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, February 6, 2022
2. Old Madison Cemetery Marker (Side B)
Old Madison Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, February 6, 2022
3. Old Madison Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 7, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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