June 3, 2013

Zion Church & Cemetery, Urbana, MD

Click on this link for really interesting photos from before the church restoration.

Of interest: a small wooden peg utilized as some sort of marker. I rarely see wooden markers of any kind in the Mid-Atlantic region. I have no idea how old the wooden marker is, why it is so close to the larger headstone, or indeed if it is actually marking a burial.
[Maddy: note wooden marker]

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  1. Are there any records that identify who is buried in Zion Cemetery (especially identifying those for whom markers have long since become part of the dust of history)?

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    1. Hi there, I have never done research here. Have you tried contacting the church directly? Many of the older churches have their records on site (or at a trusted congregant's home). Good luck!!

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