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Published: 1/21/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago


Sylvania Township Association Cemetery

The history inside the Sylvania Township Association Cemetery gates spans important historical events, from the 1830s to the Civil War to modern day. But only a few people know the stories behind the notables who are buried there. Sylvania Area Historical Society member Mimi Malcolm is one of them. She walked through the cemetery and talked about the history on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Sylvania Area Historical Society board member Mimi Malcolm inspects the inscription on a tombstone while talking about the Sylvania Association Cemetery as she walks through the area on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2012. When she started doing genealogical research in 1995 Malcolm realized she has ties to several of the founding families in the Sylvania area. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sylvania Area Historical Society board member Mimi Malcolm inspects the inscription on a tombstone while talking about the Sylvania Association ...
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General David White, the co-founder of Sylvania, is buried in the Sylvania Association in Sylvania. Many members of the area's founding families are laid to rest in the cemetery, though city and church records don't always match up as to who is buried where. Enlarge | Buy This Photo General David White, the co-founder of Sylvania, is buried in the Sylvania Association in Sylvania. Many members of the ...
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Sylvania Area Historical Society board member Mimi Malcolm talks about her family's ties to the the Sylvania Association Cemetery. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sylvania Area Historical Society board member Mimi Malcolm talks about her family's ties to the the Sylvania Association Cemetery....
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Mimi Malcolm said graves in the cemetery date back to the early 1800s, but there are several unmarked graves dating back even further. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Mimi Malcolm said graves in the cemetery date back to the early 1800s, but there are several unmarked graves dating ...
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A grave marker placed the foot of a tombstone was uncovered during a tour of the Sylvania Association Cemetery in Sylvania. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A grave marker placed the foot of a tombstone was uncovered during a tour of the Sylvania Association Cemetery in Sylvania.
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