Fayette County Genealogy Project

Holland Family Cemetery - Stewart Twp.

Transcribed from records by Ken O'Neal

The legend of the Holland family, is that the family, it is not known how many, were caught in a severe winter storm on a trip to or from a neighbor. Their bodies were found in the spring. They were buried where they were found along Jonathan Run, at the bottom of what is now known as Holland Hill, about 100 feet from Holland Hill Road. The burial site is at the turnaround for a hiking trail, in Ohiopyle State Park. Names are not known.

Directions: From Uniontown go east on Rt. 40 up the mountain to the Summit Hotel. Continue on Rt 40 for 1.9 miles and turn left on Chalk Hill - Ohiopyle Road. Go 6.6 miles to the stop sign. Turn left on Holland Hill Rd and go 3.1 miles to the hiking trail turnaround on the right. The cemetery is between the road and the turnaround.

GPS Location:

39.89184 N

79.50760 W