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Sandy Hill AME Cemetery

Route 340 At Kibler Lane
West Caln Twp.
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sandyhillame.jpg Sandy Hill AME Cemetery Map
The following article appeared in the Sept. 4, 1936 issue of the Daily Local News (West Chester, PA).

"Colored Cemetery located on North side of King's Highway [Rte. 340] East of Compass [town in Northwest corner of West Caln Twp., near border with Salisbury Twp., Lancaster County]. Buried are: William G. Collins 1851-1921; John W. Dickerson, member of Co. H, 54th Reg. Mass. Vol., d. August 3, 1889 'I have anchored above to meet those I love on that beautiful shore'; Thomas Mandigo, aged 70 years, U.S. Warship Landonna. Not far away is a log cabin occupied by Pauls, colored, his mother and aunt. The graveyard marks the location of a colored church which was burned several years ago. Four of the graves have carved head stones, and the rest have field stones. Three have Grand Army of the Republic flags."
Nov 2005 Fred Kelso
collins-pj.jpg COLLINS, Paul J.
1907 – 1954
Sgt. 368th Inf. 93rd Div.
World War II
[Photo by Raymond L. Kelso]
Nov 2005 Fred Kelso
collins-wc.jpg COLLINS, William C.
1851 – 1921
At Rest
[Photo by Raymond L. Kelso]
Nov 2005 Fred Kelso
dickerson-jw.jpg DICKERSON, John W.
Member of Comp. H, 54th Regt. Mass. Vol.
Died Aug. 3, 1889
Aged 57 years.
I have anchored above, To meet those I love, On that beautiful shore
[Photo by Raymond L. Kelso]
Nov 2005 Fred Kelso
mandigo-t.jpg MANDIGO, Thomas
Aged 70 Years
Of U.S. War Ship Ladowna
Nov 2005 Fred Kelso

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