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Salisbury in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Old Burying Ground

 
 
The Old Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 15, 2011
1. The Old Burying Ground Marker
Inscription.
The Old Burying Ground
Earliest in Salisbury Center
Given May 29, 1750 by
Robert Walker of Stratford Connecticut
One of Salisbury's Original Proprietors
Earliest Dated Stone – Dr. Wade Clark – August 6 1750
Latest – Churchill Coffing – May 14, 1873
Here Lie Buried Soldiers and Patriots
Of French & Indian and Revolutionary Wars

 
Location. 41° 58.895′ N, 73° 25.395′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Factory-Washinee Street and Main Street, on the left when traveling east on Factory-Washinee Street. Touch for map. Located behind Salisbury Town Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27 Main Street, Salisbury CT 06068, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Salisbury Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Salisbury Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Salisbury (within shouting distance of this marker); Nation's First Public Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Salisbury Soldiers' Monument
The Old Burying Ground of Salisbury image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 15, 2011
2. The Old Burying Ground of Salisbury
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Central New England Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory of Robert Scoville, M.A. (approx. 2.8 miles away); Canaan (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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