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 Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, Cayuga, New York, United States


Fort Hill Cemetery

Notes:
Fort Hill Cemetery, founded in 1851, is a cemetery located in downtown Auburn, New York. It features headstones of such notable people as William H. Seward with his son, William H. Seward, Jr.. It also included Harriet Tubman who is resting on Fort Hill Cemetery's "West Lawn C", beneath a large tree with two small bushes on each side of her headstone, Martha Coffin Wright, Myles Walter Keogh, and Thomas Mott Osborne.
The cemetery is built on what was once a fortified village of the Cayuga Indians. It also features a 56 ft (17 m). high limestone obelisk monument to Chief Logan, famed chief of the Cayuga Indians.


Cemetery Photos

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Davis, Nelson Charles
Davis, Nelson Charles
Pvt Nelson Charles Davis 
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Fort Hill Cemetery
Fort Hill Cemetery
Fort Hill Main Entrance At Fort Street and Westlake Avenue. Extensive and Up to date website. http://cayuganet.org/forthill/index.html 
3
Tubman, Harriet
Tubman, Harriet
Harriet Tubman
Original name: Araminta Ross 
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Tubman, Harriet
Tubman, Harriet
Harriet Tubman
Original name: Araminta Ross 
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Tubman, Harriet
Tubman, Harriet
Harriet Tubman
Original name: Araminta Ross 

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