First Congregational Church of Etna Cemetery

This cemetery occupies a vertigo-inducing hillside site with some spectacular views of the Pine Creek valley and Sharpsburg beyond. Some time ago it was cleaned up and restored, with a spiffy new sign and a winding brick pathway and stairway, but the enthusiasm had dried up when old Pa Pitt visited recently, and the place was in need of some attention. Nevertheless, it is worth a visit. The church that owned it was originally a German-speaking congregation, and a number of handmade tombstones by German craftsmen can be found scattered among the stock monuments.

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