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Salisbury in Rowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old English Cemetery

 
 
Old English Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
1. Old English Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
Cornwallis’ men buried
here in 1781. Granted to
city in 1770 by British
government. Grave of Gov.
John W. Ellis is here.

 
Erected 1966 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number L 71.)
 
Location. 35° 40.176′ N, 80° 28.17′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, North Carolina, in Rowan County. Marker is on N Church Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is between W Liberty and W Council Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury NC 28144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elizabeth Maxwell Steele (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rowan County World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away); Washington’s Tour of the Southern States (about 400 feet away); Rowan County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); Washington Southern Tour (about 500 feet away); Salisbury Confederate Memorial (about 600 feet away); Stoneman’s Raid (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Salisbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
2. Salisbury Marker
Marker on N Church Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
3. Marker on N Church Street
Grave of Gov. Ellis image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
4. Grave of Gov. Ellis
As stated on the marker, Gov. John W. Ellis is buried in the cemetery. His grave is seen in this photo.
Old English Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
5. Old English Cemetery
The marker is seen here from within the Old English Cemetery (in the center of the photo).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 816 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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