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Near Centreville in St. Joseph County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Culbertson Cemetery

 
 
Culbertson Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, November 19, 2012
1. Culbertson Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  The Culbertsons owned all the land south and east of this point to the river from 1835-1983. Carroll Culbertsons estate designated burial rights to the families of 3 devisees who still use the cemetery.

This cemetery was illustrated in Ripley's Believe It or Not “as the cemetery in the middle of the road.” The first river crossing was straight south along this road at the river. The cemetery is now maintained by Lockport Township.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
Location. 41° 58.601′ N, 85° 31.698′ W. Marker is near Centreville, Michigan, in St. Joseph County. Marker is at the intersection of Covered Bridge Road (County Road 133) and Leland Road, on the left when traveling north on Covered Bridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Three Rivers MI 49093, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sturgis Hydroelectric Project (approx. 0.4 miles away); Langley Covered Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Centreville Civil War Monument (approx. 3.2
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miles away); Site Of First St. Joseph County Court House (approx. 3.7 miles away); Leverett and Amanda Clapp House (approx. 3.7 miles away); One Hundredth Anniversary of Centreville (approx. 3.7 miles away); Saint Joseph County Courthouse (approx. 3.7 miles away); St. Joseph County Courthouse (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centreville.
 
Culbertson Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, March 21, 2012
2. Culbertson Cemetery Marker
View to the west from Covered Bridge Road
Culbertson Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, November 19, 2012
3. Culbertson Cemetery
View to the north
Culbertson Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, March 21, 2012
4. Culbertson Cemetery
View to the northwest
"The cemetery in the middle of the road" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, March 21, 2012
5. "The cemetery in the middle of the road"
Culbertson Cemetery surrounded by northbound lane of Covered Bridge Road to the right, the southbound lane of Covered Bridge Road to the left, and Leland Road behind the cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,076 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 10, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   2. submitted on January 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   3. submitted on December 10, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   4, 5. submitted on January 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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