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Settler's Cemetery

Marker 13

In this cemetery lie the mortal remains of many of the founders and leading citizens of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. It is a municipal cemetery and is not affiliated with the nearby First Presbyterian Church. Use the bronze map at the entrance to find the graves of: Thomas Polk and his wife Susanna Spratt Polk; Joel Baldwin, 1776 (the oldest grave here); a Memorial to NC Governor Nathaniel Alexander; and a Memorial to Major General George Graham. There are bronze markers along Fifth Street recounting the history of Mecklenburg County.

Settler's Cemetery
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