Old Salem Graveyard
Transcribed by: Jan Sherrouse Website , Photographed by: Jane B. Thompson November 2006
Surveyed Jan 1, 2005 by Arlene & Jane
Directions: From I-75, exit at Main St./Cartersville (EXIT 288). Follow Hwy 113 South (toward Rockmart) for 11.8 miles. Turn Right onto Covered Bridge Rd. Go 4/10 mile and turn Left onto Old Alabama Rd. Travel approximately 4.4 miles and turn Left onto Iron Hill Rd. Travel 2/10 mile and the cemetery will be on the Right.
Note: Salem Church later became Taylorsville Baptist Church;
Per The History of Bartow County, Georgia, page 129:”The old Salem Primitive Baptist church, which was on the present A.F. Jackson place near Taylorsville, was organized about 1850. In 1870 it was removed on the Rockmart road in Polk County and is now Buncombe Primitive church. The graveyard on the lot with the church is almost entirely gone”.