Friends Burying Grounds

Friends Burying Grounds (HM1HVB)

Location: Damascus, OH 44619 Columbiana County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 54.04', W 80° 57.337'

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(1807-1843)

The Friends Burying Grounds, once located here on Lot 17 in the Village of Damascus, is the oldest cemetery in Butler Township, Columbiana County. Expansion of the Friends Church necessitated the re-location of the Friends Burying Grounds. No markers were found to identify the graves of the 118 persons exhumed here. The exhumed remains were re-interred in the Damascus Cemetery on Valley Road, one block east of this location. The exhumation (2001-2002) was directed by Prof. Dr. John White of Youngstown State University, assisted by staff, students, and volunteers.
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HM NumberHM1HVB
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Marker Number7-50
Year Placed2002
Placed ByLot 17, Friends Burying Grounds Committee, Damascus Friends Church, and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, November 16th, 2014 at 9:06pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 503738 N 4527731
Decimal Degrees40.90066667, -80.95561667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 54.04', W 80° 57.337'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 54' 2.4" N, 80° 57' 20.22" W
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Area Code(s)330
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 28843-28863 Walnut St, Damascus OH 44619, US
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