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The Shiloh Cemetery is located at the Shiloh Independent Methodist Church in Tippah County, Mississippi

 In April 2009 there were 11 graveshelters dating from the 1920s to the present.
A new shelter was under construction to be completed in May 2009. There are other southern folk cemetery characteristics such as an overhead entrance gateway, scraped & mounded graves, shell covered graves, bottle lined grave, flowers displayed the length of the grave, feet to the east internment, borders around family plots, use of cemetery plants and a annual decoration day.

GPS N34-50-010 W088-47-141

Shiloh Cemetery is continued on page 38

 

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