Our State Quiz: Resting Place In historic cemeteries across the state, North Carolinians from all walks of life lie bound by the earth to their Carolina home. written by Alan Hodge photograph by Emily Chaplin and Chris Council Resting Place Like many slave cemeteries, the one at Abram’s Plains has more than 500 gravesites, but few stones to mark the people buried there. This historic cemetery is located north of Oxford in what county? Old Goshen Presbyterian Church Cemetery dates back to the early 19th century and contains many historic graves, including those of 12 veterans of the American Revolution. This Gaston County cemetery is located near what town that bills itself as “Christmas Town USA”? Thomas Wolfe is buried in Asheville’s Riverside Cemetery, but the marble angel he immortalized in his novel Look Homeward, Angel is in Oakdale Cemetery, located in what city south of Asheville? In North Carolina, there are four national cemeteries, where honorably discharged military veterans of all wars are eligible for burial. These cemeteries are located in Salisbury, Raleigh, Wilmington, and what coastal city in Craven County? Charlotte has several old cemeteries, including one that’s the final resting place of movie star Randolph Scott, Gov. Cameron Morrison, and U.S. Rep. John Motley Morehead II. What is the name of this cemetery located on 6th Street? The Moravian Cemetery at Old Salem has graves more than 200 years old, and is laid out according to gender and marital status. This historic cemetery is also known by what name? The Old Burying Ground in Beaufort dates back to the early 1700s. This is the resting place for War of 1812 privateer Capt. Otway Burns, who has what type of warship equipment on his grave? The first marked grave in Salisbury’s Old English Cemetery dates back to December 10, 1775. In 1781, a number of British soldiers under the command of what general were also buried here? The Old Smithville Cemetery, also known as the Old Smithville Burying Ground, was officially established in 1792. In what Brunswick County town, once known as Smithville, is this cemetery located?