Begin tour- Original Entrance of Cemetery

Bridgetown Cemetery Tour #1

Begin tour- Original Entrance of Cemetery

Cincinnati, Ohio 45211, United States

Created By: Bridgetown Cemetery


The original entrance to the Cemetery. Purchased in the summer of 1864 by a group of local Protestant landowners, the cemetery was named “The First German Protestant Cemetery of Green Township”. The land originally was part of an estate owned by Cincinnati Judge George Torrence, who purchased the land from the Finley, Harrison, and Burnett Land Company, who had acquired most of the land in Green Township from John Cleves Symmes. Symmes purchased much of the land of Green Township fromt the Federal Government in what later became known as "Symmes Purchase".

This point of interest is part of the tour: Bridgetown Cemetery Tour #1


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