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Salem Moravian Graveyard

"God's Acre"

 
 
Salem Moravian Graveyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, April 13, 2012
1. Salem Moravian Graveyard Marker
Inscription.  

Salem
Moravian Graveyard

"God's Acre"

First Internment June 7, 1771
John Birkhead

Avenue opened April 13, 1772

First early Easter morning
service April 11, 1773

Visitors Welcome

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical date for this entry is April 13, 1709.
 
Location. 36° 5.54′ N, 80° 14.53′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is at the intersection of Cemetery Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on Cemetery Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winston Salem NC 27101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Salem Moravian Graveyard (here, next to this marker); R. J. Reynolds (within shouting distance of this marker); N.C. Federation of Women's Clubs (within shouting distance of this marker); The Plank Road Comes to Salem (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Salem Town Hall (about 600 feet away); The Mickey Coffee Pot
Salem Moravian Graveyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, April 13, 2012
2. Salem Moravian Graveyard Marker
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(about 600 feet away); Builders' House (about 700 feet away); Boulders' House Lighting Project (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winston-Salem.
 
Salem Moravian Graveyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, April 13, 2012
3. Salem Moravian Graveyard Marker
Salem Moravian Graveyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, April 13, 2012
4. Salem Moravian Graveyard Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 13, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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