Old Stone Cemetery
Located close to Landsford Lock State Park (Landsford Road), SC.
The following commentary was provided by Jim Dedman:
"The cemetery can be seen from the road. The name of the cemetery derives
from the stone wall surrounding it. The best we could determine is that
Hans Casper Kolb and wife are probably buried there. I checked with the
Find A Grave contributor whose memorial says they are buried there and her
response was that she had "always been told they were there." There are
lots of Culps interred there, but they are all later, some into the 1900s."
The warning sign on the road beside the
Old Stone Cemetery is the South Carolina statutory warning against defacing
Jim Dedman continues: "The Culps left the
Gilbertsville, PA, area at some point and headed south, arriving in east
Chester County. The Great Indian Warrior Trading Path linked Philadelphia
to the Gilbertsville area (where the Culps attended a Lutheran Church) for
some years; further heading south to where the Catawba River touched Chester
County very near all three cemeteries. It is easy to theorize that our
ancestor Culps came down that heavily traveled road (perhaps the pre-cursor
Photos and descriptions provided by Jim Dedman.