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Fredonia in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Pioneer Cemetery

Town of Pomfret

 
 
The Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, May 22, 2016
1. The Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  This site was given by Hezekiah Barker for a cemetery and the first burial here was in 1807. There are 15 known revolutionary soldiers and many other earlier settlers of Pomfret resting here in this Pioneer Cemetery.

This marker placed by the Pomfret Town Board - 1977 Elizabeth L. Crocker - Town Historian
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1807.
 
Location. 42° 26.587′ N, 79° 19.581′ W. Marker is in Fredonia, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 20). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredonia NY 14063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alonzo Hereford Cushing (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to Veterans (approx. 0.3 miles away); Commander William B. Cushing (approx. 0.3 miles away); Barker Common (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abell Inn Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fredonia #1 (approx. half a mile away); The Site of the First Gas Well (approx. half a mile away); Dunkirk Parade (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredonia.

 
The Pioneer Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, May 22, 2016
2. The Pioneer Cemetery
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Alonzo Hereford Cushing Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, May 22, 2016
3. Alonzo Hereford Cushing Gravesite
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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