Cemetery Gets ‘Overdue’ Marker

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Posted: December 6, 2012

Gloria H. Carter, Gary Martin (left) and his brother, Arnold, examine the new sign at Newtown Cemetery off Kelley and Hill streets in Harrisonburg on Wednesday. “It’s long overdue,” Arnold Martin said of the sign. (Photos by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
Gloria H. Carter, the secretary for Newtown Cemetery, talks about some of the features of the new marker on Wednesday. “It’s a very historic moment for us,” Carter said.

HARRISONBURG — After more than 140 years of relative anonymity, Newtown Cemetery has finally made its mark, so to speak.

Three city residents donated money for a marker at the Hill Street…

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