Friends of Greenlawn Cemetery

Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Few Recent Photos

This is the juvenile Night-Heron that hangs out at the small pond. Something tells me it thinks it’s a duck. When I go to feed the ducks, it comes over to sit on the rock in the water by the…

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Notables Buried at Greenlawn: John Phillip Rilley

“Extraordinary bravery and coolness”. Landsman John Phillip Rilley (or Riley) was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery during the Spanish-American War when he was just 21 years old. Mr. Riley is the only Salem resident to be…

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