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STOP 03: Cross Creek Cemetery

  • North Cool Spring Street and Grove Street
  • Fayetteville, NC 28301
  • (910) 433-1457
  • Overview

    The oldest public cemetery in Fayetteville, containing over 1,100 grave markers, is the burial ground for early settlers and locally significant persons in Fayetteville’s history. This cemetery contains graves of Revolutionary War veterans, including the notable Revolutionary War hero Robert Rowan. He was the leading town patriot as well as the organizer and a signer of the “Liberty Point Resolves.” His burial site is marked by a tall stone monument.

    Hours: Daily before dusk. Exterior view only

    Next Stop: Continue on North Cool Spring Street and take the first right out of the roundabout onto Person Street. Veer right on Bow Street. Turn Right onto Ann Street The Marquis de Lafayette Statue is on your Left.

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