Shelton Family Cemetery

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Shelton Family Cemetery

Mechanicsville, Hanover County, Virginia, USA Add to Map
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This plot is located on the grounds of "Rural Plains", which includes the historic Shelton House and about 100 acres of remaining plantation land. The grounds and home are now maintained by the National Park Service.

The plot had been a burial ground for the Shelton and allied familes since the 1700s. Most of the remains were moved to Hollywood Cemetery in October 1952. The remains and markers of several children who died in the 1850s, grandchildren of Col. Edwin Shelton, were left behind. The plot is stop "3" on the guided tour of the grounds.


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  • Added: 15 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2653352