Bethany Reformed and Lutheran Church Cemetery

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Bethany United Church of Christ, formerly Bethany Reformed and Lutheran Church Cemetery
Bethany Reformed and Lutheran Church Cemetery is located in North Carolina
Bethany Reformed and Lutheran Church Cemetery
Bethany Reformed and Lutheran Church Cemetery is located in the US
Bethany Reformed and Lutheran Church Cemetery
Location SR 1716, near Midway, North Carolina
Coordinates 35°50′34″N 80°6′56″W / 35.84278°N 80.11556°W / 35.84278; -80.11556Coordinates: 35°50′34″N 80°6′56″W / 35.84278°N 80.11556°W / 35.84278; -80.11556
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
MPS Anglo-German Cemeteries TR
NRHP reference # 84001994[1]
Added to NRHP July 10, 1984

Bethany United Church of Christ Cemetery is a historic church cemetery formerly known as Bethany Reformed and Lutheran Church near Midway, Davidson County, North Carolina. It contains approximately 400 gravestones, with the earliest gravestone dated to 1781. It features a unique collection of folk gravestones by local stonecutters erected in Davidson County in the late-18th and first half of the 19th centuries.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Ruth Little (July 1983). "Bethany Reformed and Lutheran Church Cemetery" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-10-01.