Salisbury in Rowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old English Cemetery
here in 1781. Granted to
city in 1770 by British
government. Grave of Gov.
John W. Ellis is here.
Erected 1966 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number L 71.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
Location. 35° 40.176′ N, 80° 28.17′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, North Carolina, in Rowan County. Marker is on N Church Street, on the left when traveling south. Marker is between W Liberty and W Council Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury NC 28144, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elizabeth Maxwell Steele (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rowan County World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away); Washington’s Tour of the Southern States (about 400 feet away); Rowan County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); Washington's Southern TourSalisbury Confederate Memorial (about 600 feet away); Stoneman’s Raid (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 932 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.