Scotchtown Cemetery

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Scotchtown Cemetery
Scotchtown Cemetery is located in New York
Scotchtown Cemetery
Location NY St. Rt. 223, Erin, New York
Coordinates 42°10′36.36″N 76°41′55.16″W / 42.1767667°N 76.6986556°W / 42.1767667; -76.6986556Coordinates: 42°10′36.36″N 76°41′55.16″W / 42.1767667°N 76.6986556°W / 42.1767667; -76.6986556
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1880
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 08001229[1]
Added to NRHP December 23, 2008

Scotchtown Cemetery is a historic vernacular rural cemetery located near Erin in Chemung County, New York. The cemetery includes a variety of monuments dating from the cemetery's founding in about 1880 to the present, with the majority before about 1950. Prior to 1880, the land was a burial ground for the local Presbyterian church.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places". WEEKLY LIST OF ACTIONS TAKEN ON PROPERTIES: 3/02/09 THROUGH 3/06/09. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Robert T. Englert (February 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Scotchtown Cemetery". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-06-24.  See also: "Accompanying four photos".