Revolutionary War Hero Honored With New Grave Marker

PLYMOUTH - For years, Abram Nesbitt's grave was another old marker among many in the Shawnee Cemetery. Faded letters showed his name, age and death date. A new marker now tells another piece of Nesbitt's life and Wyoming Valley history. In front of his

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  • Abram Nesbitt, Revolutionary War Hero, Honored With New Grave Marker On Memorial Day
    PLYMOUTH -- For years, Abram Nesbitt's grave was another old marker among many in the Shawnee Cemetery. Faded letters showed his name, age and death date. A new marker now tells another piece of Nesbitt's life and Wyoming Valley history. In front of his ...
    05/28/2013 - 2:12 am | View Link
  • Revolutionary War hero honored with marker
    Next year, the DAR plans to install a marker at the grave of Absalom Case, her ancestor, who is buried in a small local cemetery. Nesbitt is one of at least three Revolutionary War veterans buried in the cemetery and may be joined by more brothers-in-arms.
    05/27/2013 - 8:56 pm | View Link
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