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

Cedar Grove Cemetery

 
 
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By Julia Frost, June 19, 2010
1. Cedar Grove Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Established as Meredith Cemetery, the first recorded burial here was Sarah Hoge Meredith, who died August 25, 1836. The Griffin family donated land for this burial ground and it has been in continuous use since founded. An annual memorial service has been held on this site since before the Civil War.
 
Erected 2009 by Cedar Grove Memorial Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
Location. 33° 14.388′ N, 86° 51.24′ W. Marker is in Maylene, Alabama, in Shelby County. Marker is on Co Rd 17 0.1 miles north of Cedar Grove Parkway, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maylene AL 35114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. David Lindsay Historical Cemetery Site (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Founding of Alabaster / Siluria (approx. 1.7 miles away); Benton Family Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Harmony Graveyard (approx. 3.4 miles away);
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Helena, Alabama (approx. 3.9 miles away); Central Iron Works (approx. 4 miles away); Helena Freight House & Depot (approx. 4 miles away); Shelbyville, A. T. (approx. 4.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2010, by Julia Frost of Hoover, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,034 times since then and 35 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 24, 2010, by Julia Frost of Hoover, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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