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Fairport in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Burying Ground

 
 
Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 9, 2012
1. Burying Ground Marker
Inscription. Opened 1826 by Fairport Burying Ground Society. In 1890 reorganized as Greenvale Cemetery. Early settlers buried here.
 
Erected 1979 by Greenvale Rural Cemetery Association.
 
Location. 43° 5.914′ N, 77° 26.295′ W. Marker is in Fairport, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on East Church Street (New York State Route 31F) just east of Parker Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fairport NY 14450, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Erie Canal Inn (approx. 0.2 miles away); De Land Chemical Co. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Erie Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Spice Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Can Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fullam's Basin (approx. 0.9 miles away); New York State Canals (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hart's Woods (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairport.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Burying Ground Marker as seen facing West on 31F image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 9, 2012
2. Burying Ground Marker as seen facing West on 31F
Burying Ground Headstones image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 9, 2012
3. Burying Ground Headstones
Just a few of the wide variety of stones to be seen in this small, old cemetery. The dates vary widely, and a large sampling of styles can be found.
Burying Ground Marker as seen facing East on 31F image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 9, 2012
4. Burying Ground Marker as seen facing East on 31F
More Burying Ground Headstones image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 9, 2012
5. More Burying Ground Headstones
Another shot of some of the stones to be found in this old cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 23, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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