“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Corydon in Harrison County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Cedar Hill Cemetery

Cedar Hill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
1. Cedar Hill Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  First burials date back to founding of Corydon 1808. Col. Thomas L. Posey, a public minded citizen, donated the original ground to the Town of Corydon for burial purposes. The Farquar family added a small addition and the remainder of the cemetery was part of the Kintner-McGrain farm of Cedar Glade. Cemetery contains graves of veterans of all wars starting with the American Revolution; also graves of Confederate soldiers killed or died following Battle of Corydon, July 9, 1863. Maintained by Town of Corydon.
Erected 1966 by Cedar Hill Cemetery Committee. (Marker Number 31.1966.4.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 9, 1922.
Location. 38° 12.867′ N, 86° 7.315′ W. Marker is in Corydon, Indiana, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of Summit Street and North Maple Street, on the left when traveling
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east on Summit Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corydon IN 47112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leora Brown School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early African American Education (about 400 feet away); St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); First State Office Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Governor's Headquarters (approx. ¼ mile away); John Shields (approx. ¼ mile away); Corydon (approx. ¼ mile away); The Liar's Bench (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corydon.
Cedar Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
2. Cedar Hill Cemetery
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,704 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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