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Sharon United Methodist Church Cemetery

Sharon UMC
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Name of Cemetery Sharon United Methodist Church
 Address 291 Sharon Road, Fairview, NC 28730
 Township Fairview
 Directions South on US 74A (Charlotte Hwy); Right on Sharon Road
 Ownership Fairview Sharon United Methodist Church
c/o Helen B. Wright, 29 Sharon Rd, Fairview, NC
 Legal Description Deed Bk 0917 Pg 267  1.34 Acres
 USGS Topo Map Oteen Quad
 GPS Reading N 35 30 43.3    W 082 25 02.7
 Buncombe County GIS 9685 3836 87 00000
 Classification Church
 Description Beautiful old frame church no longer in use surrounded by variety of marker styles.  Cemetery dates back to the 1850’s.  Cemetery still being used.
Size of Cemetery Moderate, Approximately 200
Earliest Burials 1854
Accessibility Easily accessible, no fence
Condition Grounds well tended
Enumeration Cemetery Inscriptions of Buncombe County Vol. 1
Compiled 1984 by Carolyn C. Aslund & Billie C. Ledbetter
Can be purchased from OBCGS Bookstore
Hazards Church is no longer in use but is in a rural setting so always potential for vandalism
Date Visited September 22, 2005
Description by  R. Dilling, OBCGS Volunteer

 

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