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Elizabeth in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Old Graveyard

 
 
The Old Graveyard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, September 3, 2022
1. The Old Graveyard Marker
Inscription.  
Elizabeth's first burying ground dates back to the laying out of the town in 1787. Though few markers remain, the people of Elizabeth wish to pay tribute to the past and to those who helped make their home what it is today
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
 
Location. 40° 16.202′ N, 79° 53.281′ W. Marker is in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Bayard Street and 4th Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Bayard Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 408 Bayard Street, Elizabeth PA 15037, 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. Lafayette's Tour (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elizabeth (approx. ¼ mile away); Walker House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Elizabeth Township Honor Roll (approx. ¾ mile away); Monongahela River Navigation System (approx. 0.8 miles away); Yohogania Courthouse (approx. 1.4 miles away);
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Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lest We Forget (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabeth.
 
Regarding The Old Graveyard. The "Old" Elizabeth Graveyard is thought to hold the remains of Elizabeth Bayard, for whom the town was named.
 
The Old Graveyard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, September 3, 2022
2. The Old Graveyard Marker
The Old Graveyard image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, September 3, 2022
3. The Old Graveyard
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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