Athens in Limestone County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Old Town Cemetery
Trustees for the town purchased this entire block in 1827 for ten dollars from Robert Beaty and John Carriel. It was originally designated school property and a school did occupy another part of the property for some years.
Erected 1984 by Limestone County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Education • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 34° 48.137′ N, 86° 57.987′ W. Marker is in Athens, Alabama, in Limestone County. Marker is on East Washington Street west of East Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens AL 35611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Athens Big Spring Memorial Park (about 300 feet away, Athens, Alabama (about 500 feet away); Trinity School Cistern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Circle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Faces of Market Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Washington Street (approx. ¼ mile away); East Side of Square (approx. ¼ mile away); Athens College Veteran's Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 1,494 times since then and 69 times this year. Last updated on January 30, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 25, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. 4, 5. submitted on January 30, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. 6. submitted on September 9, 2015. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.