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Walnut Grove Cemetery
Madison County,
Alabama

Walnut Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church

On July 19, 1847, Christopher and Mary Harless Sears deeded two acres (with meeting house, brush-arbor, and camp-stand) to the Elders of the Walnut Grove Society of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church for one penny.

The Union Army burned the original church in 1862. A walnut tree with scars from the fire still bears walnuts, A ring used to tether horses during services has grown into the tree and is still visible. The original bell, hand-dug well, and pre-Civil War cemetery also remain.

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Contributed on 4/2/15 by jenjoefamilytree
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Submitted: 4/2/15 • Approved: 4/2/15 • Last Updated: 4/2/15 • R1005-G0

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