Washington County, PA

Upper Buffalo Presbyterian Cemetery

250 South Buffalo Road
Washington Township, Washington County, PA 15301

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Lat: 40° 13' 26"N, Lon: 80° 21' 36"W
Hopewell Township

     Directions from Washington: From the County Court House, head west on West Chestnut,  turn right at Jefferson Ave and travel for about 7 miles, Turn left onto Buffalo Rd S/T661, cemetery is on the left.

     There is little known historically about the Upper Buffalo Presbyterian Cemetery. Its only mention is in a History of Washington County where the location of the Upper Buffalo Presbyterian church is given as a “spot near the northwest corner of the old burial ground, or "graveyard," as the old settlers in their austerity of speech as well as of manner loved better to express it.” The church dates from 1779 so the cemetery would have had to have been in operation before that time.

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