Joslyn headstone

Joslyn headstone

Gravestone of Hezekiah Joslyn in a hillside cemetery less than a thousand feet from the site of his longtime Cicero home.

Gravestone detail

Gravestone detail

Detail of the gravestone showing the inscription of Joslyn's surname.

Gravestone detail 2

Gravestone detail 2

Though severely weathered, this side of Joslyn's gravestone bears the date of his death and the inscription: "AN EARLY ABOLITIONIST."

Finding the grave

Finding the grave

The old cemetery is reached by a driveway that cuts through a storage lot between two large Brewerton Road RV dealerships (Caps & Campers and Burdick's RV). At the tree line is a gate, normally unlocked in daylight hours. Proceed uphill. Hezekiah Joslyn's grave lies four rows forward from the back (highest point) of the cemetery, to the left of the central path if you are facing uphill.

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