Greensboro Cemetery, Hale County, Alabama

Greensboro Cemetery, magnolia

Greensboro is a beautiful and well kept southern cemetery with plenty of white marble tombstones and county notables. The Greensboro Cemetery was established around 1837 and is the final resting place for Alabama’s 27th governor Thomas Seay and Israel Pickens, the third governor of Alabama. Some of the earliest burials were moved from a private cemetery.

Many of the city’s founding fathers are buried in the Greensboro Cemetery, including John Erwin, one of Greensboro’s earliest settlers, having arrived from Kentucky in 1818. Senator and speaker of Alabama’s House of Representatives, Erwin played a prominent role in the Secession Convention. Erwin donated the land for the Greensboro Cemetery.

Anthemion, Greensboro Cemetery, Hale County, Alabama

Wrought Iron Fence around lot of Emma Blackford, d. 1859

Jeffries Mausoleum

Jeffries Family Tomb

Made entirely of cast iron, was created by the Philadelphia firm of Robert Wood & Co.

Alpha Tau Omega (ATO)

Alpha Tao Omega Insignia,
Rev. Luther Smith

Carved by James Newton Montgomery
and Sons

Harp or Lyre

Harp, Amanda Coleman, d. 1877

Signed by Muldoon & Co.

Hand with Book, Holy Bible

Marble tombstone of
Rev. Luther M Smith

Greensboro Cemetery, Gate, Wrought Iron Fence

Wrought Iron Gate of
Erwin Family Lot

Wood & Perot, Makers

Greensboro Cemetery


Greensboro Cemetery, gate, wrought iron fence

Wrought iron gate of Croom Lot

Greensboro Cemetery, Brick Crypt

Unmarked crypt near Erwin lot

Greensboro Cemetery, obelisk


Greensboro Cemetery, cherub, gate

Cherub and Urn Gate

Parker Lot

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