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This page last updated on April 11, 2006
|Col. John L. Harris Cemetery|
|Location: 6516 Dirgie Mine Road ( SR
Directions: From Roxboro, take Old Allensville Road (SR 1542) straight through Allensville onto Dirgie Mine Road.
Access: Deep within private property. Accessible with 4-wheel drive in dry weather.
Survey: April 2006 by Ken and Becky Dalton
GPS: 36 27 42.6 N 078 49 11.8 W
Notes: Thanks to Woody Jones and Linda Clements who guided us in to this cemetery
There are 10 or more graves marked by fieldstone and/or depression in a large periwinkle covered area but only one tombstone.
Col Jno L HARRIS / 24 NC T / July 25, 1828 / Nov 22, 1874 / He lived for his country / (fs) JLH / (See Person County Heritage, Volume 1, page 14 for information about Col Harris.)