ELKTON CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, (Elkton -
Old White Cemetery) CEMETERY GILES CO., TN.
This Drawing depicts the old Cumberland Presbyterian Church and Cemetery location as it once stood in its prime.
Here we can see a more detailed drawing of the cemetery in its prime. This is the church, rock enclosure, tombs and streets needed for access to the old Cumberland Presbyterian Church & Cemetery. All this is barely discernable today. The only thing present today are a few fallen & broken box tombs & the rock wall enclosure along with a few scattered and broken gravestones. The Rock enclosure is in severe danger of falling as trees both prop it up as press on its sides leaning it further toward that ultimate day when about 20 tons of it will come crashing to the ground burying anything around it. The average stone making up that rock wall weighs at least 1/2 to a ton.
Original drawings are by James Croley Smith 29 Nov 1999, as related to him by Virginia Harwell Careys. Added here with minor corrections and graphics enhancements by C. Wayne Austin 5 Apr 2011. The original is maintained by by George & Sherry Newman of the Giles County Historical Society.
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