|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
The Hessian burial ground was on the north edge of the Adam Peltz (Beltz) land near the southern boundary of early David Crone land. All of the persons buried here were not Hessian. Members of intermarried families such as the Gilberts were also buried here. Members of the Beltz, Crone, Detry, and possibly Beam were buried here. Peter Beltz was brought from the lower valley to be buried in the home burial ground. Some claim that Peter Beltz, son of Adam, was the last person to be buried in the Hessian plot.
Foreman, Harry E. (1971). Conodoguinet Secrets – A History of Horse Valley
The Kerr Printing Co., of Chambersburg, PA
There are no inscribed headstones in this cemetery, only field stone markers.
This cemetery is now on Game Land property. The only way to get to this cemetery is to walk about 1 mile up the road from a locked gate on Horse Valley Road. Upper Horse Valley Road will lead you to this road and gate.
GPS coordinates for the gate are:
N 39°59.297', W 077°51.020'
WGS84 coordinates for the gate are:
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