Nazareth in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Indian Graveyard
called "God's Acre," in use from 1744 to 1762.
Erroneously thought to be the burial ground of the Indians from the nearby village of Welagamika, there are actually only four Indians buried here. Robert Haas created this American marble monument, dedicated by the Moravian Historical Society in 1867, at the same time the original pavilion was constructed. This monument is inscribed with the names of the 67 Moravians, including the four Indians, who are buried here.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Native Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1744.
Location. 40° 44.845′ N, 75° 19.395′ W. Marker is in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. The monument is adjacent to the Indian Tower, near the Holy Family Catholic Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 497 West High Street, Nazareth PA 18064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Barony of the Rose (here, next to this marker); The Indian Tower Holy Family Catholic Cemetery Priests' Plot (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nazareth Hall Military Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Christian Frederick Martin (approx. 0.6 miles away); World War II and Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nazareth.
Also see . . . Moravian Historical Society. (Submitted on April 7, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 7, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.