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Lima in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site Of Lima's First Cemetery

and burial place of Pvt. Elijah Stites 1758-1843

 
 
Site Of Lima's First Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker, March 14, 2016
1. Site Of Lima's First Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
Lima's
First cemetery
and burial place of
Pvt. Elijah Stites
1758-1843
Minute Man
of the Revolution

who served in the
Essex County Militia
1st Regiment New Jersey.

 
Erected 1954 by Lima Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 40° 44.528′ N, 84° 6.129′ W. Marker is in Lima, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is on Central Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lima OH 45801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Interurban Era (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Faurot Opera House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Allen County, Ohio
Site Of Lima's First Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker, March 14, 2016
2. Site Of Lima's First Cemetery Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Allen County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Servicemen's Free Canteen (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ohio's First Electric Street Car Line (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lima.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2016, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 614 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 15, 2016, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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