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Lexington in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Grassy Memorial Chapel and Cemetery

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, April 14, 2010
1. Grassy Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Established in 1894 as New Salem Presbyterian Church. Originally affiliated with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, the first recorded meeting was held 1897, William White, Pastor. The Church became affiliated with Presbyterian U.S.A. in 1907. In 1976, it became the property of the Grassy community under the direction of New Salem Cemetery Inc. Grassy Memorial Cemetery Inc. was formed in 1998 by the Grassy community to direct the operation of the Chapel and Cemetery. May this Chapel continue to serve the families of Grassy in the future as it has in the past.
 
Erected 2002 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
 
Location. 34° 58.297′ N, 87° 17.997′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of Alabama Route 64 and County Road 89, on the right when traveling west on State Route 64. Located about 4.1 miles east of Lexington. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington AL 35648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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By Sandra Hughes, April 14, 2010
2. Grassy Memorial Chapel
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are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Anderson (approx. 3.8 miles away); Hugh Pate Harris (approx. 3.8 miles away); Andrew Lee Phillips (approx. 4 miles away); Sugar Creek Engagement (approx. 5.2 miles away in Tennessee); French-Glover Farm 1837 (approx. 5˝ miles away); Springfield Community 1810/Springfield Church and School (approx. 7.6 miles away); Sam Davis Capture Site (approx. 8˝ miles away in Tennessee); Sam Davis (approx. 8˝ miles away in Tennessee). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Grassy Cemetery & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 14, 2010
3. Grassy Cemetery & Marker
Grassy Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 6, 2010
4. Grassy Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Marker
Looking east along AL 64 at the intersection with County Rd 89.
Grassy Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 6, 2010
5. Grassy Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Marker
Looking west along AL 64 from the Co Rd 89 intersection.
Grassy Memorial Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 6, 2010
6. Grassy Memorial Chapel
Grassy Community Church image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 6, 2010
7. Grassy Community Church
Located across the intersection from the chapel and cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 1,597 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on July 27, 2015, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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