Snow Hill Nunnery Cemetery

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Snow Hill Nunnery Cemetery

Also known as The Nunnery Cemetery

Location
Quincy, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorials 304 added (83% photographed)

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The Snow Hill Nunnery Cemetery known locally often as just "The Nunnery Cemetery" was a burial ground for celibate and associated married householders who lived on surrounding farms and who were affiliated with "The Seventh Day Baptist Society of Snow Hill". The forming of this community was largely influence by the Ephrata Cloister located on Cocalico Creek in Lancaster County in 1732. Later known as "The Snow Hill Institution" the community was active from 1798 through 1889. It is located on a branch of Antietam Creek, on the east side of Route 997, about two miles north of Waynesboro, just under 1/10 of a mile north of Pine Hill Road on the right.

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GPS Coordinates: 39.7938, -77.5747

  • Added: 22 Aug 2004
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #1991255