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Rosehill Cemetery


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Rosehill Cemetery contains the grave of mayor B.F. Stevenson, founder of the G.A.R. Other notable graves are of Peter Lukins for whom Petersburg was named, and Dr. John Allen and Samuel Hill, noted figures of New Salem history.


Hours: Daily: dawn-dusk
At the stoplight in Petersburg, junction Rt.97 & Rt.123, go east approx. 1 mi. on Rt. 123 - south side of the road.

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