A granite monument memorializing a veteran of the War of 1812 and nine veterans from the Civil War interred in the Dravo Cemetery. This cemetery is at the site of a village that no longer exists. The only way to reach the memorial is to walk 2 miles from the village of Buena Vista along the Boston Trail section of the Great Allegheny Passage. The church was destroyed by a fire in 1924. The last burial was in 1942. This portion of the trail follows the course of the scenic Youghigheny River.
Date of Installation:
July 4, 1924
Organization Responsible for Installation:
Dravo Methodist Church
Memorial War Era(s):
Near Mile Post 22 of the Great Allegheny Passage. There is a campground at this location. 40 Degrees 17’ 21” North 79 Degrees 46’ 42” West Dravo Cemetery & Campground is located in Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Published on May 16, 2022