Historic Markers Across Alabama



Old Cemetery



Marker ID:  
Location: can be reached from Cahaba Road, Cahaba, Alabama
County: Dallas
Coordinates: N 32° 18.894    W 087° 6.408
  32.3149    -87.1068
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

This site was set aside by the 1820 General Assembly, burials here date from 1818 to 1847. Interred are some of the state's earliest figures. There is no record of names, many handsome tombs have been destroyed, seven marked ones remaining, six are those of Elizabeth Comalander, Mary L. Harris, Thos. B. Rutherford, Indiana Crenshaw, Geo. William Dewolf and M. Elisha Clap, Jr. some unmarked graves remain. A brick wall once enclosed the plot.

Erected by Cahaba Historical Commission.







End of Old Cemetery