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  • Abandoned
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This historic cemetery in New Windsor, New York belonged to the old 1764 Presbyterian Church. Interred here are many of the areas early residents, including Revolutionary War Sgt. Elihu Spear, who was killed one day after peace was declared.

Elihu Spear grave tombstone
Grave of Elihu Spear
“Of the Connecticut regiment, aged near 21 years, who was suddenly killed by the falling of a rock. At the request of his friend, Joseph Gollow, he was carried to New Windsor, where he was honorably interred.”

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