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Grassy Memorial Chapel and Cemetery

 
 
Grassy Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 14, 2010
1. Grassy Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Established in 1894 as New Salem Presbyterian Church. Originally affiliated with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, the first recorded meeting was held 1897, William White, Pastor. The Church became affiliated with Presbyterian U.S.A. in 1907. In 1976, it became the property of the Grassy community under the direction of New Salem Cemetery Inc. Grassy Memorial Cemetery Inc. was formed in 1998 by the Grassy community to direct the operation of the Chapel and Cemetery. May this Chapel continue to serve the families of Grassy in the future as it has in the past.
 
Erected 2002 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 58.297′ N, 87° 17.997′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of Alabama Route 64 and County Road 89, on the right when traveling west on State Route 64. Touch for map. Located about 4.1 miles east of Lexington. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington AL 35648, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hugh Pate Harris (approx. 3.8 miles away); Sugar Creek Engagement (approx. 5.2 miles away in Tennessee); Noblit-Lytle House
Grassy Memorial Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 14, 2010
2. Grassy Memorial Chapel
(was approx. 6.4 miles away in Tennessee but has been reported missing. ); Confederate Retreat at Sugar Creek (was approx. 6.6 miles away in Tennessee but has been reported missing. ); Springfield Community 1810/Springfield Church and School (approx. 7.6 miles away); Sam Davis Capture Site (approx. 8 miles away in Tennessee); Sam Davis (approx. 8 miles away in Tennessee); Minor Hill War Memorial (approx. 9 miles away in Tennessee).
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion
 
Grassy Cemetery & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 14, 2010
3. Grassy Cemetery & Marker
Grassy Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 6, 2010
4. Grassy Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Marker
Looking east along AL 64 at the intersection with County Rd 89.
Grassy Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 6, 2010
5. Grassy Memorial Chapel and Cemetery Marker
Looking west along AL 64 from the Co Rd 89 intersection.
Grassy Memorial Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 6, 2010
6. Grassy Memorial Chapel
Grassy Community Church image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 6, 2010
7. Grassy Community Church
Located across the intersection from the chapel and cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,317 times since then and 79 times this year. Last updated on July 27, 2015, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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