The cemetery was located on the east side of Henry Street and is now the site of Selby Stadium of the Ohio Wesleyan University. The first burial occurred in 1811 and the last in 1889. There were about 800 burials. All burials were moved in 1901 to Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Ohio. The name Delaware Burial Grounds may have been used to refer to the Old Cemetery / Briar Hill Cemetery as well as the Henry Street Cemetery. Burials from Old Cemetery / Briar Hill Cemetery were moved to Henry Street Cemetery.
The cemetery was located in the city of Delaware, Delaware Township, Delaware County, Ohio, and is # 15877 (Henry Street Cemetery) and # 13410 (Delaware Burial Grounds) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society.
GPS Coordinates: 40.29672, -83.0636
- Added: 28 Dec 2002
- Find A Grave Cemetery: #1794359
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