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Brewton in Escambia County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Union Cemetery

 
 
Union Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 24, 2016
1. Union Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Union Cemetery has been an important resting place for Brewton's loved ones since at least 1879. State officials acknowledged the historical significance of Union Cemetery for our area by adding it to the Alabama Historic Cemetery Register on April 7, 2006.
 
Erected 2007 by the City of Brewton.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
Location. 31° 6.401′ N, 87° 4.994′ W. Marker is in Brewton, Alabama, in Escambia County. Marker can be reached from Union Cemetery Road 0.2 miles north of College Drive, on the left when traveling north. Located just inside cemetery gate on right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Cemetery Road, Brewton AL 36426, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Franklin Cemetery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burnt Corn Park Cistern (approx. half a mile away); Pilgrims' Rest Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ritz Theater (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Leigh Place
Union Cemetery entrance gate. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 24, 2016
2. Union Cemetery entrance gate.
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Bank of Brewton (approx. 0.7 miles away); Escambia County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Robbins & McGowin Building (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brewton.
 
Union Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 24, 2016
3. Union Cemetery Marker
A portion of the some 1900 graves at the cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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