Near Stone Bluff in Fountain County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Birch - Colvert Cemetery
— Stone Bluff Cemetery —
Birch - Colvert Cemetery
Also Known As
Stone Bluff Cemetery
Beneath this hallowed ground rests the souls of many long-forgotten loved ones. Their gravestones destroyed by the hand of man: and the physical boundaries of the original burial grounds have been reclaimed. Only a very small list of those resting here has been found.
May they all rest in peace!
Jonathan Birch - Rev. War Veteran
Erected 2014 by Fountain County Cemetery Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
Location. 40° 10.081′ N, 87° 14.592′ W. Marker is near Stone Bluff, Indiana, in Fountain County. Marker is on U.S. 41 south of East Stone Bluff Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Veedersburg IN 47987, 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 Boyhood Home of Daniel W. Voorhees (approx. 1.8 miles away); Osborn Prairie Church - - Built 1892 (approx. 2.1 miles away); Progressive Friends Church Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Booe - Inlow - d'Arlier Cultural Center (approx. 3.8 miles away); Veedersburg (approx. 3.8 miles away); Curfew Bell (approx. 3.8 miles away); Veedersburg " Scout Cabin " (approx. 3.9 miles away); Nineteenth Century Functional Commercial Building (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stone Bluff.
Also see . . .
1. Fountain County, Indiana Genealogy. Family Search entry (Submitted on December 18, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Birch-Colvert Cemetery, also known as Stonebluff Cemetery. Find A Grave entry (Submitted on September 30, 2014.)
1. Cemetery Markers were Bulldozed and Paved Over:
(Courtesy: Fountain County Genealogy Society - Volume 20, Issue 4 - Page 4) quote ::
"It was truly a sad day in 1927 when during the construction of what is now U.S. Highway 41, the decision was made to bulldoze the existing grave markers away and pave over the top of the cemetery rather than route the road around it. We cannot "un-ring" that bell however, we can only hope that someone may have some records showing that their loved ones were buried here and
— Submitted September 30, 2014.
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